Recent accomplishments; cases; legislation which we have helped pass, and recognition:
The state aggrees to pay $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit with a couple accusing the Department of Education of having failed to provide their daughters with appropriate autism-specific servces during their formative years in the 1990's.
A dangerous scenic Maui overlook remains open despite a $3.2 million court decision that found the state liable for the death of a 16-year-old in a car that plunged off the cliff, according to the teenager's mother.
The state has agreed to pay $15.4 million to settle a civil lawsuit filed by the families of two hikers who fell to their deaths on a Kauai hiking trail in 2006
Trial Lawyers Giving Back To Their Community
Mark Davis has been chosen as one of Hawaii's Elite Lawyers by Hawaii Modern Luxury Magazine
Newsweek: Honolulu-based law firm one of the top 20 in the nation
Mark Davis has been selected 2009 Lawyer of the Year by Honolulu Magazine
has been awarded the Fritz Wiedemann and James Anthony Wysocki medal by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) for his commitment to the civil justice system and in recognition of his contributions to ATLA.
has been awarded the American Bar Association Section of Litigation John Minor Wisdom Public Service Award for his pro bono efforts, particularly on behalf of special needs children and the disabled.
has recently been added to the faculty of the William H. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii as an adjunct professor of law, and will be teaching a course in pre-trial litigation.
Honolulu jury awarded $36.3 million to a Houston businessman who claimed he was secretly cut out of a deal to purchase one of Hawaii's largest lumber suppliers.
Businessman wins $36M for shady lumber deal in Circuit Court, Honolulu County, Hawaii
and Michael Livingston
are co-counsel in a class action on behalf of state of Hawaii retirees whose pension benefit monies are being taken by the state of Hawaii for operating expenses.
Lawsuit to test raid of state pension fund