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Licensed

  1. Appeals: 35%
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Civil Rights: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-475/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

De Costa Hempey Meyers, LLP

4028 Rice Street St.
Lihue, HI, 96766-1203

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 201403/13/2015
HIActive200101/08/2016
CAActive199411/19/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199209/15/2015
MDInactive199009/20/2015
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerHawaii Super Lawyer2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Judge Per DiemHawaii State Judiciary2014 - Present
PartnerDe Costa Hempey Meyers2014 - Present
Managing PartnerHempey & Meyers LLP2001 - Present
Judge Per DiemState of California1997 - 2000
Assistant Public DefenderMaryland Public Defender's Office1991 - 1993
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hawaii State JudiciaryJudge Per Diem2014 - Present
Kauai Humane SocietyBoard Member2011 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hyman v. Ttile Guarantee Et. Al.verdict 1.5 million
Hanalei Garden Farms v. PaceReversal of trial Court.
State v. LagmayNot Guilty jury verdcit
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of New HampshireLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Conference – Current Issues for Lawyers – An Australian/US PerspectiveRights of Indigenous People in Hawaii2014
Maoli Thursday - Richardson School of LawState v. Pratt: A New Restriction on Native Hawaiian Rights?2011