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Peter S.R. Olson

Litigation Attorney at Kailua Kona, HI

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State HI
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Peter

Learn Peter’s areas of practice.

I handle a wide variety of matters, including: litigation (civil, family, and criminal), transactional, and business formation/advisement in Kona and Kamuela.

Peter received his Juris Doctor and Environmental Law Certificate from Univerisity of Hawai`i at Manoa's William S. Richardson School of Law in 2005.  After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Glenn S. Hara in the Third Circuit Court in Hilo.

 

Thereafter, Peter became a Deputy Public Defender for the State of Hawai`i.   Peter has participated in 100s of Bench Trials and numerous Jury Trials with success.

 

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Location

Olson & Sons, A Law Corporation
78-6831 Ali`i Drive, Ste. 239
Kailua Kona, HI, 96740
Olson & Sons, Attorneys-at-Law, A Law Corporation
65-1235 Opelo Rd #1
Kamuela, HI, 96743
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Posted by anonymous | March 10, 2013
Fights for your cause
Peter Olson took my case when others said I had no defense, and was able to convince the prosecutor to plead it down to an infraction, avoiding a misdemeanor conviction and potential jail time. He is fair-minded, completely devoted to your defense, and very smart.

Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 33%-33%
  • Pro bono 3 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Olson & Sons, Attorneys-at-Law, A Law Corporation
  • 2010 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Office of the Public Defender, State Of Hawaii
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Law Clerk
  • State Of Hawaii Judiciary
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Legal Assitant
  • John L. Olson, Attorney at Law, A Law Corporation
  • 1997 - 2005
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Education

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Keauhou Canoe Club v. DLNR
  • EA conducted, no moorings
  • State v. Tominiko, 126 Hawai`i 68 (2011)
  • Conviction Vacated
  • Holualoa Bay Special Management Area Use Permit Application No. 10-41
  • Application Withdrawn
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Associations

  • West Hawaii Bar Association
  • President
  • 2016 - Present
  • West Hawaii Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2015 - Present
  • West Hawaii Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Kona Historical Society
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • West Hawaii Bar Association
  • Vice President Second
  • 2014 - 2014
  • West Hawaii Bar Association
  • Secretary Corresponding
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Keahou Canoe Club
  • Director
  • 2013 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Self Help Recognition Awards
  • West Hawaii Bar Association
  • 2016
  • Self Help Recognition Awards
  • West Hawaii Bar Association
  • 2015
  • Leadership Institute Fellow
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • 2014
  • First Hawaii Finisher - Team Livestrong
  • Molokai Hoe
  • 2012
  • Graduated With Distinction, BA
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • 2001
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Publications

  • Hawaii Bar Journal
  • Hilo and Kona Attorneys Recognized for Volunteer Service to the Hawaii Island Community
  • 2017
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Speaking Engagements

  • Swearing In Ceremony
  • Introduction of New Judge
  • 2016
  • Swearing In Ceremony
  • Introduction of New Judge
  • 2016
  • Swearing In Ceremony
  • Introduction of New Judge
  • 2016
  • Swearing in Ceremony
  • Introduction of New Judge
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

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Litigation Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Peter, he is passionate about his work and his clients. He has ligation experience beyond his years."
Litigation Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Peter, he is completely dedicated to his clients' cause. I am proud to work with him."
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