Frederick John Arensmeyer

Frederick John Arensmeyer

  • Consumer Law, Foreclosure Defense, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Hawaii
Review This Lawyer
Claimed Lawyer Profile

For over a decade following the subprime mortgage crisis and the onset of the Great Recession of the late 2000s, Mr. Arensmeyer has practiced private civil litigation, with emphases in the areas of real estate, foreclosure, and consumer protection. He has helped hundreds of distressed home and business owners prevent foreclosure and loss of their properties, renegotiate and restructure their mortgage loans, and even in the most dire cases, ensure that those facing unpreventable eviction were able to vacate with dignity, on their own terms, and with substantial money in their pockets paid in settlement by foreclosing plaintiffs.

In addition to litigation, Mr. Arensmeyer is an accomplished appellate advocate, practicing before the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals, the Hawaii Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Arensmeyer’s appellate practice has been integral to the progressive development of consumer mortgage law in Hawaii over the past decade, which has evolved from an antiquated system overwhelmingly favoring banks and corporations, to one that every day becomes more and more protective of the rights of Hawaii’s people.

Since 2011, Mr. Arensmeyer has secured appellate victories on behalf of appellants in over forty appeals, including landmark victories before the Hawaii Supreme Court in Santiago v. Tanaka, 137 Hawaii 137, 366 P.3d 612 (Haw. Jan. 15, 2016), Mount v. Apao, 139 Hawaii 167, 384 P.3d 1268 (Haw. Nov. 1, 2016), Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Behrendt, 142 Hawaii 37, 414 P.3d 89 (Haw. March 15, 2018) and Sakal v. Ass’n of Apartment Owners of Hawaiian Monarch, 143 Hawaii 219, 426 P.3d 443 (Haw. App. July 26, 2018), vacated in part and affirmed in part, Sakal v. Association of Apartment Owners of Hawaiian Monarch, 148 Hawaii 1, 466 P.3d 399 (Haw. June 18, 2020).

Practice Areas
Consumer Law
Foreclosure Defense
Landlord Tenant
Real Estate Law
Personal Injury
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Widener U.
Placeholder image for education.
Professional Associations
Hawaii State Bar
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Contact & Map
Honolulu, HI, USA
Telephone: (808) 539-4440
Fax: (808) 772-0496
The Law Office of Frederick J. Arensmeyer, LLLC
Suite 2920
Suite 2920
737 Bishop Street
Suite 2920
Honolulu, HI 96813
Toll-Free: (808) 888-7444
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Toggle tool

There are no recently viewed profiles.

There are no saved profiles.

There are no profiles to compare.