My name is Roman Amaguin. I am an attorney in Honolulu, Hawaii, and my law practice focuses on employment and labor law litigation, and general civil litigation.
I graduated from U.C. Berkeley, where I received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. I received my Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) from the University of Hawaii, where I was the Executive Editor of the Law Review.
I am on the Employment Law Arbitration Panel for National Arbitration and Mediation and I am an Arbitrator for the State of Hawaii’s Court Annexed Arbitration Program.
In 2014 I was selected a “Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment” by American Lawyer Media, the nation’s largest publisher of legal media, including the National Law Journal, the American Lawyer, and Corporate Counsel.
I have also been selected to the exclusive Hawaii Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Hourly ($250-325/hour), contingent (26-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Hawaii Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment||American Lawyer Media||2014|
|Executive Editor of Law Review||University of Hawaii||1995|
|Principal||Law Office of Roman Amaguin||2009 - Present|
|Counsel||Alston Hunt||2007 - 2009|
|Partner||Torkildson Katz||1995 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Arbitration and Mediation||Employment Law Arbitration Panel||2012 - Present|
|State of Hawaii Court Annexed Arbitration Program||Arbitrator||2000 - Present|
|National Asian Pacific Bar Association||Member||2008 - 2010|
|Santander v. Caris Med Surg, LLC and Cary Rupert, individually, 14-1-1554-07||Pending|
|Assaturian v. Hertz Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122213 (D.Haw. Sept. 2, 2014)||Confidential settlement|
|Wigent v. Science Applications International Corp., ___ F.Supp.2d ___, 2014 WL 1875148 (D. Hawaii)||Confidential settlement|
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|Pacific Employer||Contributing Author||2007|
|American Bar Association||Ethical Issues in an Increasingly High-Tech Society||2006|
|Agricultural Law Center||Agricultural Law Update||2006|
|Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii Desk Manual||Contributing Author||1996|
|University of Hawaii Law Review||Garcia vs. Spun Steak||1995|
|University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of California - Berkeley||History||Bachelor of Arts||1987|
|Better Business Bureau||Technology Law||2011|
|Society of Human Resource Management Conference||Hawaii Employment Law Update||2007|
|Lorman Education Seminars||Hawaii Employment Law Update||2006|
|American Bar Association Annual Conference||Ethical Issues in an Increasingly High-Tech Society||2006|
|Hawaii Museums Association Annual Conference||Managing the Volunteer Work Force||2005|
|Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Employment Seminar||Hawaii Employment Law Update||1998|