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Trevor Abraham Brown

Trevor Abraham Brown

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate

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About Me

Trevor Brown represents clients in both litigation and transactions. His real estate experience ranges from resort acquisition and development to acting as trial counsel to establish beach access rights based on Kingdom of Hawaii land use. Mr. Brown’s corporate experience ranges from negotiating corporate restructurings to acting as trial counsel to force the break-up of related land development corporations. He holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible professional rating (AV) for both his skill and integrity. Mr. Brown is recognized in Best Lawyers in America for both litigation and business matters in eight  categories: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Commerical Transactions/UCC Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law and Real Estate Law. Mr. Brown has also been recognized by both Hawaii Super Lawyers and Benchmark Litigation for his litigation expertise.

Mr. Brown has acted as special counsel to provide legal opinions in complex financing transactions. He served as a Co-Reporter for the Opinion Committee of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association. The Committee’s Hawaii 2000 Report on Lawyer’s Opinion Letters in Mortgage Loan Transactions, 22 U. Haw. L. Rev. 347 (2000), is regarded as establishing the standard of practice in Hawaii.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Litigation: 50%

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Contact Info

Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher

733 Bishop Street, 19th Floor
Pacific Guardian Ctr., Makai Twr.
Honolulu, HI, 96813-4022



DCInactive 199305/24/2015
AZInactive 199205/25/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Commercial Transactions/UCC LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Corporate LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Business OrganizationsBest Lawyers in America2013
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Litigation-Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2013
Business LitigationSuper Lawyers2013
Closely Held Companies and Family Business LawBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
ListedBar Register of Preeminent LawyersN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
DirectorStarn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher LC2005 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hawaii State BarChair, Litigation SectionN/A
Christian Legal Society of HawaiiDirectorN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Hawaii Bar JournalPERFECTION AND THE IMPORTANCE OF A NAME (Under UCC Article 9)2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Christian Heritage CollegeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1987