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Marcus L Landsberg IV

Marcus L Landsberg IV

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury

About Me

As a child, Marcus watched an attorney work tirelessly to save his father's life. After 13 years and multiple court hearings the Landsberg family was finally made whole.  The tight-knit Landsberg Family remain together today.

Of course Marcus was going to be an Attorney after that.

After winning medals at his State Academic Decathlon competition,  Marcus went to the University of Arkansas on a Full Academic Scholarship.  Once there, he received two more scholarships, including two from the Fulbright Institute for International Relations. Marcus was an avid reader and student from his crib, and it paid off a thousandfold.  

After being awarded a partial scholarship to study at UH Law, Marcus returned to Mo'ili'ili and received his degree.

Now married and active in his community, nothing pleases Marcus more than seeing in the eyes of his client's children the same look Marcus once had.  Inside knowing he has come full circle since that attorney saved his father, a lifetime ago


Languages Spoken: English, Japanese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    11 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    11 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    4 years



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Daryl Shinji Takeno

    I first met Mr. Landsberg when I was clerking at the First Circuit Court, State of Hawaii. At the time, he was a public defender and made numerous appearances before the judge I was working for including a felony trial. Having seen him at work for an entire trial, i can wholeheartedly endorse him as a competent and experienced criminal defense attorney.


    Daryl Takeno Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Marcus has a passion for advocacy that very few attorneys can emulate. His dedication to advocate and protect his clients is second to none.


    Manmeet Rana
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Landsberg Law Office

1088 Bishop St.
Honolulu, HI, 96813



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
3 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in HonoluluThreeBestRated2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
PALSO Pacific Asian Studies ScholarshipUniversity of Hawaii -- William S. Richardson School of Law2001
Chancellor's Scholarship - Full rideUniversity of Arkansas1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderLandsberg Law Office2011 - Present
Deputy Public DefenderOffice Of The Public Defender2005 - 2011

Association NamePosition NameDuration
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationFounding Member2014 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Felony Assaultive case -- High media exposureAcquittal
Felony Assault on a Police Officer, Harassment, Criminal Property DamageDefendant was acquitted on harassing one officer and kicking out the window of the car. The final charge was pled down to a no-jail misdemeanor.
Felony Drug Possession, Felony Paraphernalia, misdemeanor marijuana possession.Acquittal on all charges

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Huffington PostThe Tea Party Has Already Won2013
Landsberg Law OfficeWhat to expect from a DUI arrest2012
Landsberg Law OfficePreparing for Your Felony Sentencing2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
KC and Tantra in the MorningRegular Legal Analyst2015
K.C. & Taka in the Morning, Power 104.3 FMRegular legal analyst2012
Joint Legal Conference, Pearl HarborDUI, Abuse, and Excessive Speeding for members of the Military2012
Hawaii State Public Defender Training SeminarUse Powerpoint Technology to Win Your Case -- examples and techniques2008