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Yamano, John Y.

Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813-4989
Phones: 808-529-7300
Fax: 808-524-8293
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Lawyer Overview
Current Employment Position(s)
Counsel/Staff Attorney
Year Joined Firm
Practice Areas
Commercial LitigationInsurance Coverage and Insurance InsolvencyEmployment LitigationPersonal InjuryDisabled Rights
Bar Admissions
Hawaii, 1985California, 1984U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1988U.S. Tax Court, 2002
Other Affiliations
Hawai`i State Bar, Chairman, 1992 (Standing Committee on Delivery of Legal Services to the Public) Hawai`i State Bar Association (Member) State of Hawai`i (Committee on Pattern Civil Jury Instructions) State Bar of California (Member (Inactive))
Classes and 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
Past Positions
McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Partner, 1991 - 2009McCorriston Miho Miller Mukai, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Associate, 1989 - 1991Roeca & Louie, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Associate, 1988 - 1989Case & Lynch, Honolulu, Hawai`i, Associate, 1984 - 1988
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California, 1984
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1981
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
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Published Works
Defense Trial Tactics, Hawai`i Motor Vehicle Collision Manual, 1994, 1999Tort Immunity for the Employer, Hawai`i Tort Liability Issues in Work Site Accident Cases (Co-Author) 1989, 1989
Office Information
Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813-4989
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