John S. Edmunds

John S. Edmunds (Honolulu, Hawaii)

John S. Edmunds

Attorney in Honolulu, HI
Moot Court Honors. Author: "Prepaid Legal Service: Its Development and Future," (Part 1), Vol. XI, No. 4, Hawaii Bar Journal, 1975. Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Hawaii School of Law, 1984-1985. Chief Deputy Public Defender, State of Hawaii, 1970-1972. President, American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii, 1971-1973. Member: Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, 1974-1975; State Task Force on Criminal Justice Standards, 1976-1977. Special Deputy Attorney General, State of Hawaii, 1977-1978. Acting Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, 1981-1982. Member, Hawaii Federal Judicial Selection Commission, 1985-1986. Member, Federal Magistrate Merit Selection Commission, 1985-1986. Member, 1999-2005 and Vice-Chair, 2004, Hawaii State Judicial Selection Commission. Lawyer Representative, Ninth Circuit Federal Judicial Conference, 2001-2004.
808-524-2000 808-524-2000
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Criminal Defense

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Firm Details
Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1968, Hawaii, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
1972, U.S. Supreme Court
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Law School Attended
University of Southern California
Class of 1967
J.D.
moot court honors
University Attended
Stanford University
Class of 1964
A.B., Philosophy
honors
Birth Information
Born in 1943
Los Angeles, California, January 3, 1943
Associations & Memberships
Hawaii State (Chairman, Prepaid Legal Services Committee, 1974, 1975) and American Bar Associations; Hawaii Academy of Plaintiff's Attorneys (Member, Board of Governors, 1982-1983 and 1995—); Master of the Bench, American Inns of Court.
Bar Fellowship
American Bar Foundation; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Barristers; American College of Trial Lawyers (Chairman, Hawaii State Committee, 1992-1993; Member: Legal Ethics Committee; National Professionalism Committee).
Representative Cases
Domingo ex rel. Domingo v. T.K., 289 F.3d 600 (9th Cir. (Hawaii) 2002); U.S. v. Kim, 577 F.2d 473 (9th Cir. (Hawaii) 1978; Akee v. Dow Chemical Co., 272 F. Supp.2d 1112 (D.Haw. 2003); Corbett v. Brill, 128 F.Supp.2d 650 (D.Haw. 2000); U.S. Pacific Builders v. Mitsui Trust & Banking Co., 57 F.Supp. 2d 1018 (D.Haw. 1999); Swift Securities, Ltd. v. Yau, 120 Haw. 115, 201 P.3d 628 (2009); Walden v. Flanigan, 119 Haw. 467, 198 P.3d 730 (2009); Taylor v. Winston, 112 Haw. 148, 144 P.3d 596 (2006); Ching v. Ching, 103 Haw. 313, 81 P.3d 1228 (2003); Hawaii Providers Network, Inc. v. AIG Hawaii Ins. Co., Inc., 105 Haw. 362, 98 P.2d 233 (2004); State v. Wakisaka, 102 Haw. 504, 78 P.3d 317 (2003); State v. Wong, 97 Haw. 512, 40 P.3d 914 (2002); Jenkins v. Liberty Newspapers Ltd. Partnership, 89 Haw. 254, 971 P.2d 1089 (1999); Dring v. Dring, 87 Haw. 369, 956 P.2d 1301 (Haw. App. 1998); Okada v. MGIC Indem. Corp., 823 F.2d 276 (9th Cir. (Hawaii) 1986); Brandenburger v. Thompson, 494 F.2d 885 (9th Cir. (Hawaii) 1974); Keiter v. Penn Mut. Ins. Co, 900 F.Supp. 1339 (D.Haw. 1995); Okada v. MGIC Indem. Corp., 608 F.Supp. 383 (D.Haw. 1985); In re Holoholo Litigation, 557 F.Supp. 1024, 1984 A.M.C. 436 (D.Haw. 1983); In re Holoholo, 512 F.Supp. 889 (D.Haw. 1981); Uncle John's of Hawaii v. Mid-Pacific Restaurants, 71 Haw. 412, 794 P.2d 614 (1990); McCarthy v. Jaress, 6 Haw.App. 143, 711 P.2d 1315 (1985); Republican Party of Hawaii v. Waihee, 68 Haw. 258, 709 P.2d 980 (1985); McCarthy v. Yempuku, 5 Haw.App. 45, 678 P.2d 11 (1984); Toledo v. Lam, 67 Haw. 20, 675 P.2d 773 (1984); Seibel v. Kemble, 63 Haw. 516, 631 P.2d 173 (1981); State v. Schutter, 60 Haw. 221, 60 Haw. 677, 588 P.2d 428 (1978); Abramson v. Board of Regents, University of Hawaii, 56 Haw. 680, 548 P.2d 253 (1976).

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Firm Address
Edmunds Verga & Omonaka Attorneys at Law
Suite 410, Davies Pacific Center, 841 Bishop Street,
Honolulu, HI 96813
U.S.A.
Phone
808-524-2000
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John S. Edmunds
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Edmunds Verga & Omonaka Attorneys at Law
Suite 410, Davies Pacific Center, 841 Bishop Street,
Honolulu, HI 96813

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