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Scot Z. Matayoshi

Honolulu, Hawaii
Scot Matayoshi’s practice area focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation and design professional defense.
Mr. Matayoshi graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a degree in Government.  He graduated cum laude from the University of Hawai’i, William S. Richardson School of Law, where he competed as a part of the Phillip C. Jessup Moot Court team. 
Prior to joining McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP, Mr. Matayoshi received his Master of Education in Teaching degree from the University of Hawai’i in 2008 while teaching science at Nanakuli High and Intermediate School through Teach for America.  In 2009, Mr. Matayoshi received the Peace Day Hawai’i Award for his work in Nanakuli.
Mr. Matayoshi is admitted to practice before all of the courts in the State of Hawai’i as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai’i.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 2012


  • University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • J.D. cum laude - 2012
  • University of Hawaii, College of Education, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • M.A. - 2008
    • Major: Education
  • Claremont McKenna College
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Government

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Domestic Violence Action Center, Board of Directors
  • Kailua Neighborhood Board
  • Pacific Century Fellows, Class of 2016

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. David Alan Ezra, U.S. District Court, State of Hawaii, Judicial Extern
  • Nanakuli High and Intermediate School, Hawaii Department of Education, Science Teacher

Scot Z. Matayoshi

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