Profile submitted by Paul Alston
State/federal litigation and ADR for plaintiffs and defendants. Complex business disputes, securities, real property, construction, insurance, civil rights, professional malpractice, First Amendment rights.
ABA, Hawaii State Bar Association (President 1991-92), American Association of Appellate Attorneys, ABF, Federal Bar Association (President, Hawai`i Chapter, 2012-2013).
Special Deputy Attorney General in selected federal matters. Best Lawyers in America 1995-present (Hawai`i Lawyer of the Year: Appellate Law 2013, Real Estate Litigation 2012, Bet-the-Company 2009); Certified Civil Trial Specialist (National Board of Trial Advocacy and Hawai`i Supreme Court); Martindale-Hubbell AV rated. Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award (2012).