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William Lawson

William Lawson

Honolulu Personal Injury Attorney William Lawson - Accident Lawyer Hawaii
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Maritime Law ...
  • Hawaii
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Amy Lawson Woodward
Reviewed by Amy Lawson Woodward April 12, 2019
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
After working in other law firms with top attorneys, I am happy to say that Bill is top notch in every aspect of his practice.
Reviewed by John S. October 12, 2020
Highly recommended!
Mr. Lawson was retained in late 2014 on behalf of our daughter after she sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as the result of an automobile accident while on vacation in Hawaii. We live in Oregon. This case involved three different insurance companies and several individuals. It was a complicated case because the injury (TBI) cannot be observed externally. This lawsuit dragged on from 2014 to July 2020 because each insurance company had to be convinced to settle. Mr. Lawson kept us appraised every step of the way. At certain points in the years long process it was discouraging. But with Mr. Lawson’s patience and perseverance a successful final settlement was reached. Mr. Lawson was methodical in his planning and approach to help us obtain the best outcome. He engaged critical subject matter experts that really helped uncover all the facts and magnify the negligence in our daughter’s case. Even with the covid-19 problem in 2020, he managed to move the case forward. He never gave up and the outcome of the case was better than expected. One great thing about Mr. Lawson is he genuinely cares. Through the years he was instrumental in recommending areas of treatment that we should investigate for our daughter. Not living in Hawaii made the lawsuit more difficult but Mr. Lawson’s excellent communications via text messaging, e-mails and phone conversations helped us through the entire process. We will always be grateful that Mr. Lawson was on our side. He is highly recommended!!
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Biography

Although the Law Offices of William H. Lawson are physically located in the State of Hawaii, we have assisted on Hawaii matters for clients and co-counsel from all over the United States and many parts of the world. To date, Mr. Lawson has represented residents of: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Montana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia & Wisconsin as well as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Guam, Samoa, Korea, Japan, Micronesia & the Philippines. (We do not publish a list of representative clients due to privacy concerns.) Mr. Lawson attended school and graduated from: * Stanford Law School in Stanford, California in 1977 * Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 1974 * St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 1970 * Attended Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii 1967-1968 During schooling Mr. Lawson receive a number of Scholastic Honors: * Phi Beta Kappa * Magna Cum Laude * Sigma Pi Sigma (an honorary physics society) Mr. Lawson is admitted to the bar of: * U.S. Supreme Court 1979 * Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 1979 * U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii 1977 * Hawaii 1977 Mr. Lawson has been in private practice of law in the State of Hawaii since 1977 for: * William H. Lawson, Attorney at Law (1979 to date) * Cades, Schutte, Fleming & Wright (1977-1979) Mr. Lawson holds memberships in: * Hawaii State Bar Association * Hawaii Association for Justice * American Association for Justice * American Bar Association * American Trial Lawyers Top 100 * AVVO Top Pick Personal Injury Attorney * AVVO 10 of 10 Rated Attorney * Multi-Million Dollar Advocates * Million Dollar Advocates * National Lawyers Association * Christian Lawyers Society * Stanford Law School Alumni Association

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Maritime Law
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    No Fee if No Recovery!
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Hawaii
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Member
Hawaii State Bar Association
- Current
Education
Stanford University
J.D. (1977) | Law
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Activities: Stanford Law School yearbook - editor in chief 1976-1977 The 'Sick' Seminar with Anthony Amsterdam 1975-1977 Stanford Law School yearbook photographer 1975-1976
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Trinity College
B.A. (1974) | Math, Urban and Environmental Science, Physics
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Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Sigma Pi Sigma (an honorary Physics society)
Activities: Varsity Soccer 1971-1974, Freshman Soccer 1970-1971, Freshman Tennis 1970-1971, St. Anthony's Hall 1971-1974
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Awards
American Society of Legal Advocates - Top 100
American Society of Legal Advocates
Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
AVVO Top Personal Injury Lawyers
Avvo.com
Professional Associations
American Society of Legal Advocates
Member
- Current
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Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
- Current
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Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
- Current
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Hawaii Association for Justice
Board of Directors
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
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National Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Consumer Lawyers of Hawaii nka HAJ
Member
- Current
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Hawaii State Bar
Member
- Current
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South Shore Christian Fellowship
Board of Directors
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Websites & Blogs
Website
William H. Lawson, Accident Lawyer Hawaii
Blog
Safety blog by Accident Lawyer Honolulu
Contact & Map
1188 Bishop St
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 528-2525
Aiea, Pearl City & Waipahu office
98-1085 Komo Mai Dr.
Honolulu,, HI 96701
Telephone: (808) 671-7600
Cell: (808) 542-1166
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