Meet Attorney Colin Scott
A Vancouver personal injury lawyer with experience you can trust
The Scott Law Firm, PLLC is conveniently located in Vancouver, Washington. Our practice focuses 100% on representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Our firm's founder, personal injury attorney Colin Scott, is a former deputy prosecutor who began his legal career in the Pacific Northwest nearly fifteen years ago. Since then, he has successfully tried cases before judges and juries in state and federal court, worked on hundreds of personal injury cases in Washington and Oregon, and recovered millions on behalf of his clients.
Colin is committed to obtaining justice for his clients and prides himself on finding creative ways to resolve cases while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and integrity. He is a long-time Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice and belongs to various state and local bar organizations including the Washington State Bar Association, Clark County Bar Association, Oregon State Bar Association, and American Association for Justice.
Education & Background
In law school, Colin made Dean's List honors while working full-time and attending night classes at the University of the Pacific - alma mater of Pete Carroll, winning head coach of the Seattle Seahawks, #GoHawks! He studied for the bar exam at Gonzaga University, passed his first time, and was immediately hired to work as a local deputy prosecutor.
While attending law school, Colin worked as a law clerk for one of the West Coast's premier personal injury law firms, gaining valuable experience working on a number of high-profile cases including Strange v. Entercom (the famous "Hold Your Wee for a Wii" case featured on Larry King Live in which Plaintiffs were awarded more than $16.5 million). Colin also clerked for the U.S. Attorney's Office where he successfully prosecuted cases in federal court under the supervision of Assistant United States Attorneys.
Prior to law school, Colin worked as a paralegal for a nationally-recognized personal injury law firm in Portland, Oregon that specializes in representing injured asbestos workers and families. During undergraduate studies at CSU Chico, Colin obtained his B.A. in Music, made Dean's Honor List, served as a guest lecturer at the annual J.S. Bach Keyboard Encounter, and starred as "Rocky" in a local production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Family & Personal Life
In his spare time, Mr. Scott enjoys playing piano and spending time outdoors with his wife and their four kids. He is an accomplished swimmer and water polo player, having competed at the national level, and former volunteer coach with the Vancouver Swim Club. Mr. Scott also enjoys providing pro bono legal services to local non-profit organizations, including the Evergreen Fast Pitch Officials Association, and is a founding board member of Merry Heart Children's Camp, a local charity whose mission is to provide a summer camp for children with heart conditions.
To learn more about how The Scott Law Firm, PLLC can assist you with a personal injury or wrongful death matter in Southwest Washington, call 360-718-3640 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.