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Chris Hagan - Bakersfield, CA

1731 Chester AvenueSuite 100 Bakersfield, CA 93301 - 5220

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Updated: 02/15/2023

Bakersfield Personal Injury Lawyer

Overview

Chris Hagan is an associate attorney at Chain | Cohn | Clark, and brings with him nearly 20 years of experience as a trial lawyer.

Chris has worked as an attorney locally since 2003, providing litigation services for insurance companies, public entities, and private businesses with a focus on personal injury, insurance defense, public entity liability, and employment litigation...

Chris Hagan is an associate attorney at Chain | Cohn | Clark, and brings with him nearly 20 years of experience as a trial lawyer.

Chris has worked as an attorney locally since 2003, providing litigation services for insurance companies, public entities, and private businesses with a focus on personal injury, insurance defense, public entity liability, and employment litigation. Chris is known for taking clients' concerns as a priority, while keeping them informed and being responsive to their needs. At Chain | Cohn | Clark, he brings with him a deep knowledge of these issue for the benefit of injured people in Kern County.

For his work, Chris has earned several accolades and distinctions. He has been named a Super Lawyer, an honor bestowed upon only the top 5% of lawyers in the region. Chris has been named to the "Up-and-Coming 100" Rising Stars list in Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine, and annually is listed in the publications Super Lawyers rankings. He's earned an AVVO rating of 10/10 as well as a Martindale-Hubbell AV preeminent rating, the highest ratings awarded by each of the legal directories.

Chris is dedicated to community service. He is past president of the Kern County Bar Association and past director of its Charitable Foundation, has served on the board of directors for Boy Scouts of America, and serves on the board for Bakersfield Youth Lacrosse League.

He is a graduate of California State University, Stanislaus, and the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific.

Chris is happily married to local attorney Kristin Hagan, and they have two children together. When he's not working, Chris enjoys golf, hunting, coaching youth sports, and taking trips with his family.

About Chris Hagan

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Other Affiliations

  • Kern County Bar Association (Board Member)
  • Kern County Bar Association MCLE Committee (Chair)
  • Kern County Bar Association Office Search Committee (Past Chair)
  • Kern County Bar Association (Member)
  • Kern County Bar Association (Past Secretary)
  • Southern California Association of Defense Counsel (Member)

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California, 2003
    J.D.
  • California State University, 2000
    B.S.

Past Positions

  • Hagan Denison , Partner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Boy Scouts of America, Southern Sierra Council, Treasurer
  • Past Director of Charitable Foundation
  • Board for Bakersfield Youth Lacrosse League

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Chris Hagan

Included on the 2024 Southern California list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Chris Hagan on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Southern California Rising Stars, Los Angeles and Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Super Lawyers “Up-And-Coming 100 List”
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Attorney
  • Best Law Firm (Bakersfield Californian Readers' Choice Poll)
  • 'Best of Kern County' Hall of Fame (Bakersfield Life Magazine)
  • Best Law Firms (U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers in America)
  • Top Attorneys (Bakersfield Life Magazine)

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Office Information

Address

1731 Chester AvenueSuite 100 Bakersfield, CA 93301 - 5220

Fax

  • 661-324-1352

Office Hours

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (available to clients 24 hours)

Websites

Publication

Articles

  • Chain | Cohn | Clark ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Law Firms’, U.S. News & World Report
    The Bakersfield-based personal injury and workers’ compensation law firm Chain | Cohn | Clark has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Chain | Cohn | Clark : ‘Standing for Justice’ in Kern County since 1934
    For 85 years, the firm has been firmly cemented in downtown Bakersfield, and its office dedicated to helping our area’s residents in their time of greatest need.
  • Chain | Cohn | Clark lawyers selected by peers in Bakersfield Life Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” poll,, The Bakersfield Californian-Bakersfield Life Magazine
    Local legal professionals have voted, and the results show that Chain | Cohn | Clark law firm has some of the top attorneys in the Bakersfield and Kern County area.
  • Chain | Cohn | Clark featured in Bakersfield Life Magazine as ‘Hall of Fame’ inductee,, Bakersfield Life Magazine
    Chain | Cohn | Clark has been inducted into the inaugural Best of Kern County Hall of Fame, awarded to men, women, businesses, and organizations with a long history of excellence in their respective fields, and who also give back to our community.
  • The importance of having uninsured motorist coverage, http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/2014/09/ccs-groove-importance-uninsured-motorist-coverage/
    The importance of purchasing an insurance policy that includes coverage for “uninsured motorists” and “under-insured motorists.” policies.

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