Jenny Anderson, Partner

Jenny is a Seattle native and earned both her BA and JD from the University of Washington. In addition to her law practice, Jenny is an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University School of Law, where she has taught family law drafting and is developing a domestic violence practice skills course. She is also a founding member, the 2014-15 Chair, and a current executive committee member of the Low Bono Section of the Washington State Bar Association, serves as a mentor attorney for several local organizations, and is on the board of directors of Northwest Advocacy Foundation.

Jenny studied child development as part of her undergraduate work, and brings that foundation to all of her work with children and families. She also has experience as a domestic violence victim advocate, so she has an in-depth understanding of the specific challenges that domestic violence victims face. She is dedicated to helping domestic violence victims and their children escape the cycle of violence and live freely and safely, and to helping families navigate the difficult process of separation while holding the needs of their children paramount. 

When Jenny isn’t crusading on behalf of her clients, she spends most of her time with her family. She also fosters dogs for a local pet rescue and enjoys swimming, reading, and cooking.

 

Evangeline Stratton, Partner

Prior to joining Anderson, York & Stratton as a partner, Evangeline practiced for five years as a solo family law attorney. She opened her practice in 2011, after being admitted to the Washington State Bar in November of 2010. Evangeline graduated from William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell | Hamline) in St. Paul, Minnesota, and completed her final year at Seattle University School of Law. While in law school, Evangeline also earned her Masters in Gender and Women's Studies at Minnesota State University, through a unique dual degree program. 

Evangeline focuses on serving clients who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. She brings to her practice 20 years of experience advocating for and representing survivors. Evangeline represents clients in their petitions for domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking orders for protection, as well as in administrative proceedings at colleges and universities, and in their family law matters. Her practice area has recently expanded to include appeals and civil litigation for survivors. 

Providing low bono accessible legal services is a priority for Evangeline, and for Anderson, York & Stratton as a firm. She continues her commitment to pro bono service through King County Bar Association volunteer programs, Legal Voice policy workgroup membership, and previously served for six years on the Eastside Legal Assistance Program board of directors.

In her “free” time, Evangeline can be found hanging out with her entertaining family (husband, two toddlers, and a dog). She also enjoys reading and spending time at Pacific Northwest beaches. 

 

Daniel York, Partner

Dan is originally from Texas and has adopted the Pacific Northwest as his home. He is a former Marine and Iraq veteran. He graduated magna cum laude from Texas Tech University with a BS in Human Development, and obtained his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.  

Dan is dedicated to helping people facing seemingly insurmountable situations, with a focus on aggressive and calculated litigation in the areas of family law, employment, and personal injury. Dan also assists domestic violence victims in numerous areas of the law, including family, immigration, and civil litigation. He has spoken on the topics of civil rights and setting up a solo practice.  

Dan serves as a mentor to the attorneys in Seattle University's Low Bono Incubator Program and is a member of the King County Bar Association, the Low Bono Section of the Washington State Bar Association, and the Employment Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association.

In his free time, Dan enjoys going to concerts, writing, and playing with his dog, George.

 

Dayna Ducey, Associate Attorney

Dayna is originally from Canada but now calls Seattle home. After obtaining undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Women’s Studies, Dayna studied law at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. While at Queen’s, Dayna received a Certificate in Public International Law from the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle in the UK.

After law school, Dayna practiced law in Ontario and British Columbia for several years before moving south to start the Master of Law (LL.M.) Program at the University of Washington. During her time at UW, she was an extern with the King County Superior Court Dependency Mediation Program and completed basic mediation training at the Dispute Resolution Center of King County. Upon graduation in 2016, Dayna received an Academic Excellence Award.

After becoming licensed in the United States, Dayna completed a year-long fellowship with the Eastside Legal Assistance Program, where she assisted domestic violence survivors with civil protection orders and family law matters. In 2017, she joined Anderson, York & Stratton as an associate attorney.

Dayna is dedicated to increasing access to justice, and is currently on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association’s Low Bono Section. She also volunteers as a Dependency Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), advocating for children in the dependency system.

In her spare time, she can be found cheering on the Sounders and Seahawks with her spouse and enjoying the outdoors with her Duck Tolling Retriever, Rory Calhoun.