NW Legacy Law staff member - Thomas

Thomas Hackett

Attorney At Law

Thomas is a legal strategist and advisor to families and business owners. Thomas founded NW Legacy Law, P.S. to provide estate planning and business planning legal services in a friendlier way. The response has been incredible:

  • 2017 Best in Business for Law Firms by the Vancouver Business Journal,
  • 2016 Best in Business for Law Firms by the Vancouver Business Journal,
  • 2015 Best of Clark County for Lawyers by The Columbian,
  • 2015 Best in Business for Law Firms by the Vancouver Business Journal,
  • 2014 Best in Business for Law Firms by the Vancouver Business Journal, and
  • 2014 Start-Up Business of the Year in the Business Growth Awards.

What is Thomas’s approach? Keeping it simple. Thomas likes helping people. Fancy legal words aren’t helpful and neither are explanations that are more complicated than the question.

Thomas and his wife, Tara, are the proud parents of two energetic children. Thomas’s family enjoys skiing at Mt. Hood, watching Tara brave the cold Oregon coast to surf, and spending time in Hood River as Thomas kiteboards.

NW Legacy Law staff member - Jakob

Jakob Seegmuller

Attorney At Law

Jakob is an attorney focused on probate and trust administration with an emphasis on court proceedings. He believes in providing effective advocacy through clear explanations, thorough research, and strong attorney-client relationships. Outside of the firm, Jakob volunteers at the Hollywood Senior Center legal clinic and serves on the Multnomah Bar Association Membership Committee for the Young Lawyers Section.

Since 2018, Jakob and his wife, Alexandra, have lived in Portland’s historic St. Johns neighborhood. You can catch them at the movies at the Twin Cinema, shopping at the farmer’s market, or scuba diving on vacation in warmer waters. He also conquers monsters in a weekly game of Dungeons & Dragons with his friends.

Our attorneys are supported by a talented team of paralegals, administrators, and client services specialists. Whether we are assisting you develop an estate plan or administer a loved one’s estate, every member of our team is here to help throughout the process. Give us a call, and our team will get started to put your mind at ease.