Jeffrey H. K. Sia

Jeffrey H. K. Sia: Attorney with Chong, Nishimoto, Sia, Nakamura & Goya, LLLP AV stamp icon
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Biography

Law Clerk and Bailiff for the Honorable Philip T. Chun, First Judicial Circuit Court, State of Hawaii, 1981-1982. Member/Participant, Federal Court Judicial Conference sponsored by the U. S. District Court, District of Hawaii pursuant to a three year term, 1995-1998 and 2005-2008. Lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference for the District of Hawaii, 2009-2011. Member, Hawaii Federal Judicial Selection Commission, 2009-2013. Faculty Member, Annual Up-Date of Tort Law Seminar in Hawaii, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2003. Instructor/Faculty Member, Hawaii College of Trial Advocacy, 1994. Faculty Member: "Effective Motions Practice In Hawaii," 1998; "Insurance Law In Hawaii," 1999; "Fundamentals On Insurance Law," 2004. Instructor/Faculty Member, Training of Arbitrators for Court Annexed Arbitration Program, Hawaii State Judiciary. Speaker, Hawaii Claims Association; Hawaii Insurance Claims Managers Association, 2006 and 2007; Insurance Law, State of Hawaii Judiciary, 2006. Co-Author: "Effective Motion Practice in Hawaii," Lorman Education Services (1998); "Insurance Law In Hawaii," Lorman Education Services (1999); "Fundamentals of Liability Insurance Law," Sterling Education Services, LLC (2004).

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Third-party and first-party insurance coverage claims
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Errors and Omissions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
808-537-6119  Phone
808-526-3491  Fax
www.hawadvocate.com
University Attended:
Brown University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1978
Law School Attended:
Villanova University, Garey School of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
1981
Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1981, Hawaii
Memberships:
Hawaii State Bar Association (Secretary, 2001; Treasurer, 2002; President-Elect, 2007; President, 2008); Defense Research Institute.
Reported Cases:
Johnston v. KFC National Management Company, 71 Haw. 229, 788 P.2d 159 (1990); Canalez v. Bob's Appliance Service Center, Inc., 89 Haw. 292, 972 P.2d 295 (1999); Tri-S Corp. v. Western World Ins. Co., 110 Haw. 473, 135 P.3d 82 (2006); Pulawa v. GTE Hawaiian Tel, et. al., 112 Haw. 3, 143 P.3d 1205 (2006); Allen v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 307 F.Supp.2d 1170 (2004).
ISLN:
903740621
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0

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