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Colin Rockey Hackett

Workers compensation Attorney at Portland, OR

4.5   11 reviews

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About Colin

Learn Colin’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Workers compensation
    34%
    Oregon work injury claims

    16 years

  2. Employment and labor
    33%
    Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Workers' compensation discrimination, Wage and hour

    16 years

  3. Personal injury
    33%
    Personal Injury, Employer liability, Products liability, Premises liability

    16 years

Attorney Colin Hackett has practiced workers’ compensation, plaintiff's personal injury, and employment law since 2007. He worked for a large insurance defense law firm so he knows the system from the inside-out. Colin Hackett has extensive trial experience so he is ready to fight your case to the end.

Colin Hackett has been trained and mentored by some of the best and most experienced attorneys in the State. He knows the law and he knows how to secure great settlements and win cases at trial.

Colin Rockey Hackett Law serves clients in Portland, the Willamette Valley, Southern Oregon, and Eastern Oregon in Pendleton, Hermiston, Boardman, and Umatilla, and on the Oregon Coast in Tillamook, Astoria, the Coos Bay area, and the Souther Coast.

Colin Hackett speaks fluent Spanish and serves clients from all backgrounds. Yo hablo espanol y represento a personas de todos lados. Hableme hoy para una consulta (gratis) por telefono.

Call me today for a free telephone consultation. 

Licensed for 15 years
State OR
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 03/10/2022

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

Contact Colin

Colin Rockey Hackett
2100 NE Broadway Ste 309
Portland, OR, 97232

Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
  11 customer reviews
Posted by Patti | January 23, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent lawyer!
Colin Hackett with CRH law firm was exactly what I needed for the Workers Comp claim I was a part of. He was easy to understand and very empathetic to my case. I enjoyed working with him and Jeremy! They knew what steps to take and how to proceed with my case! I would highly recommend this law firm and Colin Hackett!! They were very patient with us and explained what needed doing!! Thank you!! Patti
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Posted by Maribel | November 4, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Colin is a phenomenal worker's comp. attorney!
So incredibly glad that I stumbled upon Colin Hackett on Avvo when I did. Long story short, I had gotten a worker's comp claim denied by Saif because of a poorly conducted IME, even though I had several doctors who knew what was going on with my wrist, and also agreed it was work related. Colin was able to get letters from the doctors I'd seen, and was able to make a good case for me. And in doing so, I got a good settlement out of it. He's also great with communicating and giving updates on the case. All in all, I'm very happy with having him represent me as an attorney. Thank you Colin!
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Posted by Janet | June 9, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
HE KNOWS HOW TO GET THE JOB DONE BECAUSE HE KNOWS HIS JOB
Colin is a fair, honest, no nonsense man with integrity. He demonstrates wisdom in his profession. He is trustworthy and dependable. Colin helped me greatly in a workers compensation settlement. He got the job done in a timely manner. I would highly recommend to anyone needing assistance in this and anything similar to call upon him for guidance. He will get the job done for you. Thank you, Colin. It was a pleasure.
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Posted by Jackie | June 22, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Satisfied
Colin was professional, always prompt in returning calls and emails, and successful in getting my work comp claim reopened. I was highly satisfied with his work and would recommend him.
Posted by Bryan | June 21, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great work ethic and very knowledgeable on workers comp laws in Oregon
I hire Colin after I had a knee injury at my previous employer. They denied my claim and soon after fired me(they gave another reason as why they fired me.). I contacted an attorney with no response. I soon after got in touch with Colin and he hit the road running. We were able to settle my case and he did everything he could to work for me. We would have won the case if we went to trial but me being off of work for 7 months took a toll on my finances. At that point we needed to do something to help with the finances since I wasn't cleared to go back to work. Also as a word of advice, be sure to talk to Colin before you choose your doctor, not all doctors are on your side. Our settlement was enough to pay the medical bills, attorney fees as well as replenish our bank account. Highly recommend Colin.
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Posted by Leah | June 15, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very happy
Colin helped me through a complex legal battle with a previous employer who was out of state. Colin went above and beyond and got me a better outcome than I expected. He was exceptionally quick to respond to phone calls or emails and was always more than helpful in walking me through all of the processes occurring in my case. I would highly recommend Colin to anyone in need of a competent and reliable worker's comp attorney, he really had my back through a stressful time.
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Posted by Robert | June 14, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best attorney I've had.
Colin is a skilled attorney that went right to work on my case. Colin made sure I was informed of the process of my case, and what I could expect from him and the system. I have referred people to Colin for their workers compensation legal needs, and will continue to do so.
Posted by anonymous | January 8, 2013
Helpful and courteous
Colin was extremely helpful. He is knowledgable, calm and well spoken. He kept in great contact letting me know any updates and prompt with any paperwork. I would definitely recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | September 10, 2011
When we needed answers...Colin had them!
We had questions, Colin had answers. Our legal problem was resolved quickly and at a fair price.
Posted by Drew Chlopek | September 4, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Workers comp. against SAIF
Colin was helpful in answering all of my questions prior to hire offering an educated guidance of worker comp. laws. In front of the judge it was evident that Colin had done his research siting multiple cases that led to the judges decision in my favor. Over all I was very pleased with Mr. Hackett and the results he achieved. Thank you Colin.
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Posted by anonymous | February 19, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very disappointed in this attorney. Cause me stress and anxiety.
I hired Colin Hackett to represent me in a work comp case. He tried to negotiate an agreement with the insurance company. There was a potential agreement. Saif and my employer failed to follow through with the agreement. The settlement agreement was unacceptable at that point. Colin Hackett pressured me to take the quick cash settlement, that was not in my best interest. He seemed to be more interested in his fee, than being an ethical honest person and doing the right thing. Colin Hackett was unresponsive to my communication with him. He was put on notice that he would be fired. Colin Hackett has filed a lien against me for approximately $5100 for (according to his records) is 8.5 hours time. Over $600 per hour. In what world is that reasonable? Colin Hackett did not do a good job. He is in my opinion dishonest, unethical and unresponsive.
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Response from Colin Hackett February 19, 2016
Hi Jeremy: I do not pressure clients in to quick cash settlements. You agreed to a settlement and it was a reasonable one. Then you unilaterally went back on the settlement without talking to me about it. You also did not take my calls or return my calls when I asked to speak with you about it. The settlement was reasonable and you agreed to it. I do not go back in settlements so I withdrew from representation of you. Then you wrote this bad review two months later as retribution becase I filed a lien for my attorney fee.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Colin Rockey Hackett, PC
  • 2009 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Reinisch Wilson Weier, PC
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Litigation Law Clerk
  • Multnomah County District Attorney
  • 2005 - 2006

Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007

Associations

  • Oregon Workers Compensation Legislative Committee
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • N/A
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Medical Causation
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (12)
Given (7)
Endorse Colin
Workers compensation Attorney | Apr 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Hackett is superstar in the field of worker's comp. I highly recommend and endorse him. He is my go to referral for clients with worker's comp claims."
Workers compensation Attorney | Dec 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Attorney Hackett is a super talented person, knowledgeable and an exceptional lawyer. I fully endorse him and recommend him as a workers comp attorney."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Family member
"I endorse this lawyer. Colin works hard, prepares thoroughly and is easy to communicate with. His Spanish language ability is helpful too. I am a business transaction lawyer and consult with Colin, as do some other lawyers I know."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Colin is a great mixture of compassion and knowledge. In other words, he cares about his clients and really knows his stuff. I enthusiastically endorse him and his work,"
Workers compensation Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Colin as a worker's compensation attorney. He is extremely knowledgeable in this area and is a terrific attorney at every step of the process."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Colin Hackett is an excellent attorney who cares about his clients. I do not hesitate to recommend Mr. Hackett to anyone in need of representation on workers compensation matters."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Domestic violence Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jan 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Colin for a long time, and have always been impressed by his work ethic and trial skills. I know him to be especially knowledgeable when it comes to employment law - specifically, worker's compensation. However, he is a solid lawyer in all his areas of practice, and I recommend him highly. His fluency in Spanish is a huge plus."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Colin is a fantastic lawyer in and out of the courtroom. He is effective and compassionate with his clients. He also speaks Spanish like a native Mexican thanks to having lived there for a long time."
Family Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Colin is an excellent attorney proficient in a variety of areas of law. He is fluent in Spanish and has a great deal of a court room experience."
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