Michael J. Nakano

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Michael J. Nakano

Cox Wootton Lerner
841 Bishop Street
Suite 1099
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 744-7020

mnakano@cwlfirm.com



Partner

Admitted to bar: 1997, Hawaii and U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Areas of Practice

  • Business defense litigation
  • Admiralty/maritime law
  • Trust and estate litigation
  • LHWCA
  • Administrative law
  • General commercial litigation
  • Personal injury defense

Education

  • Occidental College (B.A., 1993)
  • William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii (J.D., 1997)

Memberships & Admissions

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association (MLA) of the United States
  • Board of Directors, Network Enterprises, Inc.

Prior Experience

  • University of Hawaii Law Review, 1995-1997
  • Law Clerk of the Honorable Francis I. Yamashita, United States Magistrate Judge: 1996 – 1998
  • Associate Litigation Attorney, Alcantara Frame & Formby, 1998-2001
  • Senior Associate Litigation Attorney, Frame Formby & O’Kane, 2001-2006
  • Managing Partner, Frame & Nakano, 2007