Georgia K. McMillen

Georgia K. McMillen

Counseling and zealous representation of clients in difficult situations.
  • Appeals & Appellate, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal Law...
  • Hawaii, New Jersey, New York
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Ms. McMillen has extensive state and federal experience in sentencing, appellate litigation and post-conviction proceedings. In her federal practice she represented clients in some of the most complex and rigorous prosecutions in Hawai`i’s federal court history, including an appeal from a conviction for selling military stealth technology to foreign governments. She has also represented clients in cases involving: tax fraud and evasion; mortgage fraud; immigration fraud; immigration offenses; misuse of public funds; alien smuggling; mail fraud; wire fraud; drug trafficking. In addition, she represents clients in family law and divorce cases. For more about her litigation practice please go to: www.lawyerhawaii.com. In addition to litigation, Ms. McMillen has extensive mediation experience and training. She mediates for the Hawai`i Supreme Court's Appellate Mediation Program, and with DPR, Dispute Prevention and Resolution in Honolulu. She is a former per diem judge for the State of Hawai’i. For more about her mediation and arbitration practice please go to: www.hawaiimediate.com. Ms. McMillen is a graduate of the Kamehameha Schools, the University of Hawai`i, and New York Law School where she served as the managing editor of the Human Rights Annual and graduated with honors in 1987. She commenced her diverse legal career in the litigation group at Lowenstein Sandler in New Jersey where she represented individual and corporate clients in complex business and commercial litigation, employment cases and environmental insurance coverage disputes. She has taught business and criminal law at Hawai`i Pacific University and University of Hawai`i Maui College. She coauthored the Ninth Circuit Appellate Practice Guide, available at the Ninth Circuit's website. She is a member of the Board of Directors, Hawai`i State Bar Association (2015-2017), and served as Appellate Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit’s Judicial Conference (2010-2013).

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Divorce
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Hawaii
New Jersey
New York
2nd Circuit
3rd Circuit
9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Education
New York Law School
J.D.
Honors: Managing Editor, Human Rights Annual, award for outstanding editorial contribution.
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
M.A.
University of Hawaii - Manoa
B.A.
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Family Law Section, Hawaii State Bar Association
Member
Current
Maui County Bar Association
Member
Current
Hawaii Women Lawyers
Member
Current
Dispute Prevention and Resolution, Honolulu Hawaii
Mediator, arbitrator & neutral
- Current
Mediation Center of the Pacific, ACCESS ADR
Mediator
- Current
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Arbitrator
- Current
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Mentor
- Current
Volunteer Legal Services of Hawaii
Volunteer Attorney
- Current
Criminal Justice Act Panel, United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
Attorney
- Current
Hawaii State Bar Association # 6422
Board of Directors
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Native Hawaiian Bar Association
Board of Directors
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United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Judicial Conference
Appellate Lawyer Representative
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Criminal Justice Act Panel, United States District Court, for the District of Southern California, San Diego
Attorney
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Appellate Lawyer Representatives' Guide to Practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Success on Appeal, Choosing Issues with Favorable Standards of Review.
Hawaii Bar Journal
Preserving Legal Issues for Appeal
Hawaii Bar Journal
Websites & Blogs
Website
Georgia K. McMillen, Attorney at Law
Website
Georgia K. McMillen, Mediator, Arbitrator, Neutral
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Georgia K McMillen
P.O. Box 1512
Wailuku, HI 96793
USA
Telephone: (808) 242-4343
Cell: (808) 280-5197
Law Office of Georgia K. McMillen
Seven Waterfront Plaza
500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 400
Honolulu, HI 96813
USA
Telephone: (808) 242-4343
Cell: (808) 280-5197