CLS Speaker Series: Robert Brown, Hawaii Civil Litigator & Former Honolulu Prosecutor
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- Open to the public
Join the Christian Legal Society for a discussion with Robert Brown, Hawaii Civil Litigator for Starn, O'Toole, Marcus & Fisher and Former Honolulu Prosecutor. Mr. Brown will be sharing with us advice on becoming a lawyer, telling us stories about his walk with the Lord, and answering questions from students.
Mr. Brown focuses his practice in the area of civil litigation. Mr. Brown earned his Juris Doctor from William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Mr. Brown has been selected to the Hawaii Super Lawyers®, "Rising Star" list in the practice area of Business Litigation since 2019. Mr. Brown has been named to The Best Lawyers in America©, 2021 Ones to Watch list in the practice area of commercial litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brown served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City & County of Honolulu. He prosecuted more than 20 felony jury trials on charges ranging from drug possession to murder. Mr. Brown has been a guest lecturer at the William S. Richardson School of Law, where he taught the Space Law and Policy class. He interned at the Hawaii Office of Aerospace Development which exists to help further growth of space and aerospace industries in Hawaii.
In law school, Mr. Brown was a two-time “Co-Champion” of the Susan B. McKay Competition (2012, 2013), and a two-time quarter-finalist of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition (2012, 2013). Mr. Brown was also selected by his peers to deliver the full-time student commencement speech for his graduating class.
Mr. Brown externed for Judge John F. Stavely, Boulder County Court, 20th Judicial District. He also attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he earned his BA in Journalism while playing linebacker for the football team. He was selected by players to be a team captain and earned Big XII academic honors. Mr. Brown also graduated from Punahou School and has been a longtime volunteer for Big Brother Big Sisters Honolulu.