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John Y. Yamano

Counsel/Staff Attorney
Location:
Honolulu, Hawaii
Phone:
808-529-7300
Fax:
808-524-8293
Email:

Year Joined Firm

  • 1989

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Insurance Insolvency
  • Employment Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Disabled Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1985
  • California, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2002

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
    • J.D. - 1984
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1981
    • Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi

Published Works

  • Defense Trial Tactics, Hawai`i Motor Vehicle Collision Manual, 1994, 1999
  • Tort Immunity for the Employer, Hawai`i Tort Liability Issues in Work Site Accident Cases (Co-Author) 1989, 1989

Classes/Seminars

  • Faculty, Litigation Seminar for Legal Secretaries and Legal Assistants "Trial Practice", Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1995
  • Faculty, Litigation Seminar for Legal Secretaries, "Post Trial Practice", Legal Seminars, Inc., 1987 - 1996
  • Faculty, Motor Vehicle Accident Law Update, Hawai`i Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1994
  • Faculty, Motor Accident Law, Hawai`i Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1990
  • Speaker, National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations (NOLGA) 7th Annual Legal Seminar, 1998
  • Faculty, Defense Trial Tactics, American Bar Association TIP Section, 1999
  • Faculty, Conducting an Effective Cross-Examination in Hawai`i, Lorman Education Services, 2000
  • Faculty, Taking and Defending Depositions in Hawai`i, Lorman Education Services, 2002
  • Faculty, Motion Practice in Hawai`i, Lorman Education Services, 2003
  • Presenter, 3rd Annual State of Hawai`i Municipal Attorneys Training Conference, "Liability and the Counties", 2005
  • Faculty, State of Hawai`i Judicial Conference, "Government Liability", 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hawai`i State Bar, Chairman, Standing Committee on Delivery of Legal Services to the Public, 1992
  • Hawai`i State Bar Association, Member
  • State of Hawai`i, Committee on Pattern Civil Jury Instructions
  • State Bar of California, Member (Inactive)

Past Employment Positions

  • McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Partner, 1991 - 2009
  • McCorriston Miho Miller Mukai, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Associate, 1989 - 1991
  • Roeca & Louie, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Associate, 1988 - 1989
  • Case & Lynch, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Associate, 1984 - 1988

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