Cozen O’Connor: Starosta, R. Yona

R. Yona Starosta



(832) 214-3970

(832) 214-3905

Yona focuses her practice on insurance.

While in law school, she was a legal extern for the Texas Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division. Yona also clerked for law firms in Washington State and Hawaii.

Upon receiving her bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in 2014, Yona earned her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law where she served as Board Articles Editor of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice. Yona is a native speaker of Russian and English, and she is conversational in Arabic, Spanish, and Hebrew.

Bar admission pending.


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  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • University of Washington, B.A., 2014