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Michael A Colbach

Personal injury Attorney at Portland, OR

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Licensed for 28 years

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Mike grew up in the Portland area and after high shcool he graduated from the University of Notre Dame and then went on to graduate from Lewis and Clark Law School in 1994.

Mike's early career was as a Multnomah Couty Deputy District Attorney where he spent 8 years before opening his own law practice.

In his off time, Mike enjoys hiking with his family, cycling, and offshore fishing for tuna and marlin.

Licensed for 28 years
State OR
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 10/09/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 33%-40%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Deputy District Attorney
  • Multnomah County District Attorney
  • 1993 - 2002

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • University of Notre Dame
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1991

Legal Cases

  • DeRieux v State Farm
  • $374,500 jury verdict
  • Luikart V New Seasons
  • $667,000 verdict
  • Boyd v Willamette Week
  • $550,000 plaintiff's verdict

Associations

  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2002 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial advocacy
  • 2013
  • Co-Chairperson of Oregon Trial Lawyers Motor Vehicle Section
  • Motor vehicle accidents and trial strategy
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (4)
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Many so called "trial lawyers" aren't actually willing to go to trial when negotiations fail. Mike is a true trial lawyer. He will do whatever is needed to get the best result."
Personal injury Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike Colbach is a great personal injury lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Portland Personal injury Lawyer Michael A Colbach
Michael A Colbach
Personal injury Attorney
Portland, OR
Licensed for 28 years