Philip H. Lowenthal A Law Corporation

Philip Lowenthal, A Law Corporation in Wailuku, Maui has 32 years of legal experience.

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Firm Overview

The lawyers at the firm handle civil litigation, criminal defense, personal injury cases and commercial litigation in both Federal and State jurisdictions. The firm consists of three lawyers. They represent cases throughout Hawaii.

Founder Philip H. Lowenthal has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Areas of the law the firm handles include:
-Federal and state criminal defense
-Federal commercial litigation
-Plaintiff's tort litigation
-Medical malpractice
-Personal injury

Civil and criminal litigation in Hawaii:
When you need a litigator with experience, Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation can help you. With 32 years of legal experience, the firm represents clients in civil matters and criminal defense. They are skilled and knowledgeable about the laws in Hawaii and can handle your case from start to finish, including trying the case in court should the need arise. They have set the standard when it comes to excellence in criminal defense.

Maui personal injury lawyers fight for your rights:
A personal injury can happen anywhere, from a store to your workplace. If you have been injured due to negligence or through the fault of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation. The lawyers at Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation can analyze your case and determine the best course of action, advising you on your rights. The sooner you can schedule an appointment with a personal injury lawyer, the better.
Main Office

Main Office
33 North Market Street, Suite 101
Wailuku  HI  96793

Phone
  • (808) 242-5000
Fax
  • (808) 242-1500
Criminal Defense
Helping individuals successfully resolve disputes
When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation represents Hawaii families and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation. They can help you with all types of general civil litigation in state and federal courts, including:
-Business litigation
-Breach of contract
-Property damage
-Personal injury claims
-Insurance claims
-Construction litigation
-Consumer litigation
-Products liability
-Product defects
-Torts

Ready for trial:
Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation has the determination, tenacity and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Their professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation give them an edge as an assertive, strategic advocate.

An experienced firm fights for your rights in criminal defense cases:
If you have been charged with a crime in Hawaii, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. For more than 32 years, Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation has been fighting to defend the rights of their clients. They have built their reputation on getting results. They are intimately familiar with all facets of the Hawaii criminal justice system, and have the knowledge and skill to make sure you understand your legal options and to guide you through the legal process.

Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation, located in Hawaii, has represented clients in state and federal courts on charges ranging from minor offenses to serious felonies, including:
-Traffic violations
-Assault and battery
-DWI/DUI/OWI
-Possession of drugs
-Theft and larceny
-Burglary
-Robbery
-Arson
-Rape
-Homicide - murder/manslaughter
-Domestic violence
-White collar crime
-And more

When you have charges on your record that you want eliminated, Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation can help you get those charges sealed or expunged, or represent you in appellate court.

No matter what obstacle has been placed in your way, rest assured that the attorneys at Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation strive diligently to help you overcome it, and work tenaciously to attain the best possible result for you.

Philip H. Lowenthal

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Philip Lowenthal has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Federal and state criminal defense
-Federal commercial litigation
-Plaintiff's tort litigation
-Medical malpractice
-Personal injury

Admitted:
-California, 1969
-Hawaii, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1970
-U.S. Supreme Court; 1982
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1979

Education:
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, J.D.

Associations and memberships:
-Hawaii State Bar Association
-State Bar of California
-American Board of Criminal Lawyers (Fellow, 1979; Governor, 1982)
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
-Maui Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Founder-President)

Instructor:
-University of Hawaii Community Colleges
-Rules of Evidence (1978 - 2005)
-Hawaii Institute for Continuing Education, (HICLE)
-Trial Advocacy Training for Lawyers
-Annual Hawaii Public Defender Training Seminar (1988 - 2005)
-National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) (Trainings in Hawaii, Washington, Idaho and Guam)
-Albert Einstein Institute - panelist
-Judge/Lawyer Genetics and Law Training (2001)
-Rules of Evidence Seminars
-Sponsored by Family Law Section, Maui Bar Association
-Trainer 2008, 2009

Biographical details:
-Listed in Best Lawyers of America, 1983
-Hawaii Supreme Court Permanent Committee on Rules of Penal Procedure, 1989 - 2006
-Rules of Evidence, 1993--
-Criminal Jury Instructions, Lawyer Chairman, 1990 - 2006
-Federal and Hawaii Judicial Conferences, 1985 - 1997
-Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1981--
-Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative, 1996--
-Adjunct Professor, Evidence for Lawyers and Paralegals, Maui Community College, 1983 - 2006
Education
  • Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley
    Juris Doctorate

Benjamin E. Lowenthal

Education:
-University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2006
-San Francisco State University, B.A., magna cum laude, Journalism, 2003
-The Brief-Brief, Reporter and Editor, a law school publication, 2003 - 2006
-Arthur T. Ueoka Scholarship Recipient, 2005
-Kansas University Tuition Graduate Grant, 2003 - 2006

Legal experience:
-Hawaii Legal News, Reporter and Editor-in-Chief, an online publication, 2007
-Judge Corinne K. A. Watanabe, Intermediate Court of Appeals, Honolulu, Hawai'i Law Clerk, 2006 - 2007
-Professor Stacy L. Leeds, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas Research Assistant, 2005 - 2006
-Paul E. Wilson Defender Project, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas Student Director, 2004 - 2006
-Represented state and federal inmates in post-conviction litigation and prepared state appellate briefs and federal habeas corpus appeals

Writings:
-Urban Paradise Lost, San Francisco Journalism Project, in-depth article about an environmental lawsuit filed on behalf of an inner city neighborhood, 2003
-Golden Gate [X]press, Reporter and Editor, a college newspaper, 2002 - 2003
-Freelance Reporter, local newspapers, 2000 - 2001
-The Baldwin Courier, Reporter and Editor-In-Chief, a high school newspaper, 1998 - 1999
-Researched and edited papers on property rights and Federal Indian Law
-Drafted chapter about the history of Native Hawaiian customary rights

Associations and memberships:
Maui Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Wailuku, Hawaii Writer and Researcher, summer 2002
Education
  • University of Kansas School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2006

Samuel G. MacRoberts

Samuel G. MacRoberts received his B.A. in political science and his law degree from the University of Kansas.

Before coming to Hawaii, Mr. MacRoberts practiced in the federal and state courts of Kansas and Missouri with a medium-sized civil litigation firm, where he represented a wide-variety of clients in civil rights cases, personal injury claims and other civil lawsuits. In 2008, Mr. MacRoberts relocated to Hilo on the Big Island as a Deputy Public Defender. He has defended hundreds of people facing criminal charges, including murder, sex assault, domestic violence and driving under the influence.

Mr. MacRoberts joined the Law Office of Philip H. Lowenthal on Maui in 2011.

He is a trial lawyer.
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