Bryan M. Harada
Bryan M. Harada
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Biography

Bryan Harada concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, trusts & estates litigation, and intellectual propertymatters. He has extensive experience in assisting clients understand their rights, duties, and obligations in order to allow them to make informed decisions.

Examples of his work include:

 

  • Civil Litigation: Represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of matters, including but not limited tothe following: personal injury claims, motor vehicle injury and wrongful death claims, SCUBA wrongful death claims, sexual abuse/assault civil claims, partition actions, commercial foreclosure claims, and breach of contract actions.
  • Trusts & Estates Litigation: Represented petitioners, respondents, and interested parties in a variety of contested actions involving claims for trustee removal and surcharge, demands for accountings, personal representative mismanagement, and appointment of guardians.
  • Arbitration: Represented parties in contested disputes regarding business contracts to reach favorable settlements.
  • Mediation: Represented parties in a variety of civil matters to reach favorable settlements. 
  • Intellectual Property: Represented and advised clients with federal and state trademark registrations, copyright registrations, copyright infringement issues, trademark infringement issues, publicity rights issues, and other intellectual property matters.

 

Bryan was born and raised in Hawaii, attended Punahou, and went away to college on the mainland. After returning to Hawaii and graduating from law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Rhonda A. Nishimura (ret.), and then gained valuable experience as an associate at two intellectual property boutique firms and one general service firm. He also served as a session attorney for Representative (now Senator) Karl Rhoads of the Hawaii House of Representatives during the 2014 session.

Education

  • University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • J.D. - 2006
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Molecular & Cell Biology: Neurobiology
    • Major: Legal Studies

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii

Professional Associations

  • Hawaii State and American Bar Associations

Practice Areas:

Past Positions

  • Honorable Rhonda A. Nishimura, Law Clerk, 2006 to 2007
  • Godbey Griffiths LLLP, Associate Attorney, 2008 to 2011
  • Dwyer Schraff Meyer Grant & Green, Associate Attorney, 2011 to 2013
  • Representative Karl Rhoads, Session Attorney, 2014

Honors

  • Eagle Scout