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Carlsmith Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Hawaii Super Lawyers 2015

HONOLULU-September 10, 2015-Eight Carlsmith Ball attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2015 Hawaii Super Lawyers. Only the top five percent of a state's attorneys are selected for inclusion. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process where peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-part research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Karl Kobayashi, Carlsmith's Chairman, said, "We are honored to be included and congratulate not only our colleagues at Carlsmith but also our esteemed colleagues selected from other firms."

This year, the Hawaii Super Lawyers list includes:·

  • Erika L. Amatore-Rising Star-Transportation/Maritime
  • Steven M. Egesdal-Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • William M. Harstad-Rising Star-Bankruptcy: Business, Business Litigation, and Civil Litigation
  • Duane R. Miyashiro-Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business, and Estate & Trust Litigation
  • Lawrence S. Okinaga-Banking, Business/Corporate, and Real Estate
  • Michael M. Purpura-Criminal Defense: White Collar and Business Litigation
  • Robert E. Strand-Real Estate
  • Robert D. Triantos-Real Estate