CWL is committed to helping our clients through the COVID-19 pandemic. Our attorneys and staff are working remotely to ensure that all of your litigation and transactional needs are met. As essential service providers, we remain able to respond to legal emergencies as the need arises. If you have questions about CWL’s response to government mandated distancing protocols for our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Honolulu, please contact our managing partner, Marc Cefalu, at (415) 247-5270 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that most courts in California, Hawaii, and nationwide are experiencing significant delays in their calendaring of proceedings. Trials and hearings are routinely being continued by 30-90 days, if not more. Routine filing deadlines, however, may not be affected. For specific questions about your legal matter and how distancing protocols may affect it, please contact the attorney(s) with whom you work regularly.
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Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 744-7020
Cell: (808) 382-6676
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Mr. Normand R. “Chip” Lezy joined CWL in 2015, opening the firm’s Honolulu, Hawaii office. Prior to joining CWL, Mr. Lezy was a partner in the Honolulu firm Leong Kunihiro Lezy & Benton (2000-2015).
Mr. Lezy concentrates his practice in civil trial work, with an emphasis on maritime and admiralty matters. Over the past 20 years Mr. Lezy has litigated and arbitrated cases in both the federal and state courts of Hawaii, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the State of Hawaii Supreme Court, and the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Administrative Law Judges.
Following law school, Mr. Lezy served as law clerk to the Honorable James S. Burns, Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals for the State of Hawaii. Between 2011 and 2012, Mr. Lezy served as Chairperson of the State of Hawaii Land Use Commission.