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Dennis W. Potts

Dennis W. Potts

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Insurance, Car Accidents

About Me


Dennis W. Potts, Attorney at Law is a zealous advocate who will fight to maximize the value of your case. 


Dennis is licensed to practice in both federal and state courts of Hawai'i and California.  He has recieved an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® as a civil litigator and has over 40 years of experience specializing in personal injury, car/auto accidents, and medical malpractice cases. 


Dennis combines his great legal expertise with the personalized attention that only a solo practitioner can provide their clients.  This allows Dennis to take the time to answer your questions and provide the individual care required to effectively vindicate your rights.  A man with great compassion, Dennis understands how stressful legal proceedings can be and he is here to help guide you through the entire legal process.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1971

  1. Medical Malpractice: 34%
  2. Car Accidents: 33%
  3. Insurance: 33%



Contingent (30-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Adrienne S. King

    I endorse this lawyer. Years ago I had a trial against him and was very impressed with his preparation and presentation to the jury. I found him to be a formidable and worthy opponent. He is one of the best trial attorneys in Hawaii.


    Adrienne King Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Potts is a knowledgeable and thoroughly prepared attorney who zealously advocates on behalf of his clients at every stage of the proceedings.


    Brandon Woodward
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Dennis W. Potts, Attorney at Law

Davies Pacific Center
841 Bishop St., Suite 1628
Honolulu, HI, 96813



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Outstanding Lawyers of AmericaOutstanding Lawyers of America2003
Distinguished Service CertificateAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii.N/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerDennis W. Potts, Attorney at Law1974 - Present
Associate AttorneyChuck Mau, Attorney at Law1971 - 1974

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Hawaii Association for JusticeMemberN/A
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Sustaining Member)MemberN/A
Consumer Lawyers of HawaiiMemberN/A
Hawaii Academy of Plaintiff's AttorneyMemberN/A
Outstanding Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Rotary Club of HonoluluMember and former PresidentN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Burlington Ins. Co. v. Panacorp, Inc. 758 F.Supp.2d 1121Favorable
Silva v. City and County of Honolulu 165 P.3d 247Vacated and remanded
McCormick v. Keohokalole 99 Hawai'i 212Vacated and remanded

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Publication NameTitleDate
Hawaii Bar JournalThe Origin and Development of the Soviet Legal System1988

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1967

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Seminar on MediationMediation2004
Seminar on Use of Expert Witnesses in Civil LitigationsHandling Expert Witnesses in a Civil Claim2002
Importance of Jury Trials in Our Civil Justice SystemCivil Justice System Regarding Tort Claims1998
Korean American Bar Association Seminar on Drunk DrivingCivil Ramifications of Drunk Driving1997