David J. Minkin

Partner

Civil Rights, Commercial Litigation, Creditor's Rights, Health Care, Land Use


Phone: 808-529-7300

Fax: 808-524-8293

Email: info@m4law.com

David J. Minkin has been a resident of Hawaii since 1975. Licensed in Hawaii in 1984, he spent ten years in the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City & County of Honolulu before joining the law firm of McCorriston Miho Miller Mukai in 1995, where he has specialized in civil litigation in trial and appellate Courts, administrative hearings, arbitrations and mediations representing individuals, corporations and municipalities. Mr. Minkin has been recognized annually in Best Lawyers in America (Hawaii) since 2014, Chambers USA since 2007, Benchmark Litigation since 2009, and Superlawyers (Hawaii) since 2011.

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015

Education

University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • J.D. - 1984

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • M.P.H. - 1980

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

  • B.A. - 1975
  • Major: Sociology/Political Science

Kapiolani Community College

  • Legal Assistant Program - 1981

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Top 25 - Hawaii 2013
  • Chambers USA, 2007 - Present
  • Benchmark Litigation, 2009 - 2013
  • Super Lawyers, 2011 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Attorney Delegate, United States District Court Conferences: 2010-2012
  • American Collectors Association, Inc., Members' Attorney Program, 2000 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • First Circuit Court, Per Diem District Court Judge, 1995 - 1996
  • Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, Sexual Assault Branch, Honolulu, Hawaii, Chief, 1990 - 1994
  • Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, Career Criminal Unit, Honolulu Hawaii, Deputy, 1984 - 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Commissioner, City and County of Honolulu, Zoning Board of Appeals 2001-2011 (Chairperson 2002-2011)
  • Legal services for Sex Abuse Treatment Center at Kapiolani Medical Center and Honolulu Crimestoppers