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Emmanuel Valerio Tipon

Emmanuel Valerio Tipon

also known as Noel Tipon

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Military Law, Family, Immigration

About Me

Noel Tipon, a former Marine, is the Managing Partner at Bilecki & Tipon, LLLC. Noel is an experienced Hawaii criminal lawyerwho specializes in military law, including court martial defense,family law,criminal law, and immigration law. Mr. Tipon represents clients in military and civilian courts and is licensed to practice law in Hawaii. As a proud veteran of the Armed Forces and former judge advocate for the United States Marine Corps (USMC), he has over sixteen years of experience representing Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen in military proceedings and civilian courts. He continues to support the men and women of the Armed Forces by representing servicemembers with military law issues.


 


 


Mr. Tipon began his military career in 1998 serving as a commissioned officer and military attorney in the United States Marine Corps. During his career, he worked as a criminal defense attorney at the Law Center at the Marine Corps Base in 29 Palms, CA, with the Navy-Marine Corps Appellate Defense Division in Washington, D.C., and the Law Center at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. He was deployed to Iraq from 2004 to 2005. While in Iraq, he served at the Headquarters for the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and 11th MEU in the Al Anbar province, where he investigated claims against the United States and conducted humanitarian assistance missions. Following his deployment to Iraq, Mr. Tipon was stationed at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, where he provided legal services and counsel to clients in Hawaii and Japan. He left the Marine Corps in December 2007 with the rank of Major. He continues to support the men and women of the Armed Forces by representing servicemembers with military and civilian issues.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Military Law: 40%
    18 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    18 years
  3. Family: 15%
    18 years
  4. Immigration: 5%
    18 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Charles Christopher Adkins

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Tipon is a skilled and respected member of the legal community. He is a zealous advocate for the rights and interests of his clients.

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    Charles Adkins Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Wilfredo Alberto Trivino-Perez

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Wilfredo Trivino-Perez Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Bilecki & Tipon, LLLC

Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower
737 Bishop Street, Suite 1530
Honolulu, HI, 96813

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
HIActive200807/04/2015
CAInactive199805/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Quilly AwardNational Academy of Best Selling Authors2014
ExpyNational Association of Experts Writers and Speakers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 10 AttorneysNational Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Navy-Marine Corps Commendation MedalUS Marine Corps HqBn MCB Kaneohe Bay2007
Meritorious Unit CommendationUS Marine Corps2006
Sea Service Deployment RibbonUS Marine Corps2005
Global War on Terrorism Service MedalUS Marine Corps2005
Navy-Marine Corps Achievement MedalUS Marine Corps I MEF (Fwd)2005
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary MedalUS Marine Corps2005
Navy-Marine Corps Achievement MedalUS Marine Corps Navy-Marine Corps Appellate Review Activity2004
Navy Unit CommendationUS Marine Corps1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerBilecki & Tipon, LLLC2014 - Present
Managing AttorneyThe Tipon Law Firm, LLLC2008 - 2014
Judge AdvocateUnited States Marine Corps1998 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
National Association of Court Martial LawyersLifetime Member2013 - Present
America's Premier ExpertsMember2013 - Present
Hawaii Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2008 - Present
Hawaii Filipino Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2008 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2008 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member1998 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
US v. Army SPCFULL ACQUITTAL

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
ForbesForecasts & Strategies for the New Year & Beyond2014
Celebrity PressSuccessOnomics2014

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Naval Justice SchoolN/AUnknown1999
The Basic SchoolN/AUnknown1998
Marine Corps Officer Candidate SchoolN/AUnknown1998
Golden Gate University School of LawN/AJ.D.1997
Univ of California at Los AngelesHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
KNDI AM 1270Host of The Tipon Report2014
Military Law News NetworkSex Assault in the Military2013
KNDI Radio 1270 AMCo-host of On The Law2011
Pacific Rim Regional Defense Counsel ConferenceLitigating Complex Trials2007
Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) OrientationAvoiding and Dealing with Legal Issues in the Military2005