About Chris Jackman

Photograph of Chris Jackman with downtown buildings in the background

Chris Jackman is the founder and managing partner of The Jackman Law Firm, PLLC. He has been privileged to help people obtain fair compensation from the negligence and wrongdoing of others. His practice is limited to litigation in serious personal injury matters. A tireless and dedicated advocate, Mr. Jackman has built a career trying difficult cases and winning justice for his clients in court. He has tried 15 cases in federal, district, and state superior courts in Washington State and he has arbitrated dozens of other cases. Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized him as a rising star in the field of personal injury in 2015 and 2016. Always available to his clients, he believes in treating his clients like family and building a relationship of trust and understanding through their recovery and trial.

Education

  • B.A. Texas A&M University
  • M.A. University of Wisconsin
  • J.D. Creighton University

Awards and Honors

  • Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star 2015 and 2016
  • Avvo Client’s Choice Award, 2015 and 2016
  • Ten Best Attorneys by American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Seattle Magazine Rising Star Attorney

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State
  • Western District of Washington State Federal Court
  • Eastern District of Washington State Federal Court

Memberships

  • Washington State Association for Justice, Eagle Member
  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Committees

  • Committee Chair of the Civil Rights Division for the Washington State Young Lawyers Association
  • Editorial Board for the Washington State Association for Justice
  • New Lawyers Recruitment Committee for the Washington State Association for Justice

Volunteer Legal Work

  • King County Bar Association Dissolution Program for Low-Income Women
  • Landlord-Tenant Housing Justice Project Volunteer

Speaking Presentation

  • Co-presenter on Demonstrative Evidence at The Washington State Association for Justice Summer 2016 Convention

Publications

  • “Reflections on District Court” in Trial News for the Washington State Association for Justice, October 2015
  • “Judge Estudillo” in Trial News for the Washington State Association for Justice, October 2015
  • “A Witness in the Cross Hairs” in Trial News for the Washington State Association for Justice, September 2016