Smith, Jesse J.T.

Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813- 4989

Updated: 10/01/2013

Overview

Jesse Smith’s practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation matters. 

Born and raised in the snowy Northeast, Mr. Smith obtained his B.A. with honors from Hamilton College, where he mastered in East Asian Studies and wrote an award winning paper on the Bakumatsu period of Japanese history. 

Prior to moving to Hawaii, Mr. Smith lived and worked in Japan for four years, and was a participant on the Japan Exchange Teaching Programme, earning...

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Litigation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 2010
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 2010

Other Affiliations

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Screen Actors Guild

Past Positions

  • Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaii, Law Clerk to the Honorable Lisa M. Ginoza, 2010 - 2011

Education

  • University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2010
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Pacific Asian Legal Studies Certificate - 2010
    Law Journal: Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, Co-Editor-in-Chief, 2009 - 2010
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 2000
    B.A. (with honors)
    Major: East Asian Studies
    Minor: History

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813- 4989

Fax

  • 808-524-8293

Email

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