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Joseph Francis Kotowski III

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury, Insurance, Litigation, Medical Malpractice

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 35%
    1 year
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
    1 year
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    1 year
  5. Medical Malpractice: 5%
    1 year

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Contact Info

Tom Petrus & Miller LLLC

1164 Bishop St., Suite 650
Finance Factors Ctr.
Honolulu, HI, 96813-2810




Professional Misconduct

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

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
James E.T. Koshiba Law Review ScholarshipUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaN/A
C. Jepson Garland Memorial Scholarship AwardHawaii State Bar AssociationN/A
CALI Excellence for the Future AwardUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselTom Petrus & Miller LLLC2008 - Present
AssociateCarlsmith Ball, LLP2003 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State of Hawaii Judiciary--Court Annexed Arbitration ProgramArbitrator2014 - Present
Hawaii Board of Bar ExaminersMember2014 - Present
Hawaii State Bar Association, Litigation SectionTreasurer2013 - 2014
Defense Research InstituteMember2011 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
James S. Burns American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Phi Delta PhiMemberN/A
Hawaii State Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hawaii State Bar Association Leadership InstituteFellowN/A
Hawaii State Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Litigation SectionMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell UniversityPolitical Science/GovernmentBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
HSBA Litigation & Insurance Litigation SectionsNautilus Ins. Co. v. Lexington Ins. Co.2014