Emma R. Christopherson
  • Associate


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Emma R. Christopherson concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and premises liability.  Prior to joining Goodsill, Emma worked as a general insurance defense associate in Colorado.

Emma graduated summa cum laude from Willamette University College of Law in Oregon.  During law school, Emma was an editor on Willamette Law Review and clerked at a full service law firm.

Prior to law school, Emma earned her B.A.s in both Political Science and Sociology at Gonzaga University, earning magna cum laude honors.


When Emma’s not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband.  When not outdoors, she is found reading or crocheting.

“My favorite thing to do in Hawai’i is to hike in the lush mountains in the morning then relax on the beach in the afternoon.”

– Emma R. Christopherson – Associate


  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon
    • J.D. - 2019
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington
    • 2016
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2019
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2020
  • Hawai’i, 2022
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawai’i, 2022

Professional Associations

  • Military Spouse J.D. Network member
  • Hawai’i State Bar Association