-Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
-The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers-Hawaii
-American Association for Justice
-American Bar Association
-Hawaii State Bar Association
For 35 years, Michael K. Tateishi has devoted his career to the representation of clients in personal injury matters in Hawaii. He handles personal injury matters including auto and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, zipline, wrongful death, dental and medical malpractice.
Mr. Tateishi began his legal career with the Office of the Public Defender in Honolulu, Oahu. He then shifted his focus from criminal to civil law when he began working for a Honolulu personal injury law firm. He later opened the Law Office of Michael K. Tateishi, representing victims of personal injury. Mr. Tateishi now focuses solely on representing plaintiffs in personal injury matters, as a principal at Tateishi & Pascual. Mr. Tateishi was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He received a Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga University Law School and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1977. He holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Bachelor's degree in Education, from the University of Hawaii. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Tateishi has appeared before the First Circuit Court in Honolulu, the Second Circuit Court in Maui, the Third Circuit Court in Kauai, Fifth Circuit Court in Hawaii, the Hawaii Supreme Court, the U.S. Federal District Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.