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John S. Edmunds

Licensed for 48 years

Practice Area: Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Law, Medical Malpractice 2 more areas of practice + 2 more

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John S. Edmunds

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Serving Honolulu, HI view address

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About John S. Edmunds

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 Commissio...

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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.

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Areas of Law

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

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      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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      Free initial consultation
      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).