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Brook Hart

Brook Hart

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1966

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%

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Contact Info

Brook Hart, Attorney At Law, A Law Corp.

333 Queen St Ste 610
Honolulu, HI, 96813-4716

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197305/25/2015
HIActive196808/06/2015
NYCurrently registered 196603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
N/AHonolulu Magazine2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Best LawyersHonolulu Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
N/AHonolulu Magazine2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyersHonolulu Magazine2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Best LawyersHonolulu Magazine2011
Best LawyersHonolulu Magazine2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Best LawyersHonolulu Magazine2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Best LawyersHonolulu Magazine2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2007
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2006
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2005
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2004
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2003
Reginald Heber Smith AwardNational Legal Aid and Defender Association1971

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Hawaii2005 - Present
PartnerHart & Wolff1980 - 1996
PartnerHart, Sherwood, Leavitt, Blanchfield & Hall1972 - 1980
Public DefenderLegal Aid Society Of Hawaii1970 - 1972
AssociateLaw Offices of Hy Greenstein1968 - 1970
Law ClerkU.S. District Court, Hawaii1966 - 1967

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2009 - Present
Hawaii Public Defender Advocacy InstituteAttorney Member1993 - Present
Hon. James S. Burns-Aloha American Inn of CourtMaster1982 - Present
American Board of Criminal LawyersFellow1980 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member1978 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime MemberN/A
National Legal Aid and Defender AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
American Judicature SocietyAttorney MemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney MemberN/A
Hawaii State Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
Hawaii Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney MemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Hawaii Bar JournalThe Hawaii Supreme Court's Criminal Law Decisions 1997-1998: Fair Use of the Doctrine of Plain Error?1998
Hawaii Bar JournalPlain Nonsense: Misrepresentations and Omissions in [Peter] Carlisle's and [Mark] Bennett's Article, Plain Error? (1998
Hawaii Bar JournalHawaii's New Public Defender Legislation: A Study in Legislative Overkill1971

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1966
Johns Hopkins UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1963

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Criminal Law SeminarsAdvanced Criminal Law SeminarsN/A