Michael Tateishi

Tateishi & Tanaka, Attorneys, ALC
2158 Main Street
Suite 201
Wailuku, HI 96793
808-244-3933
www.tateishilaw.com


About
“Maui is my home and where I raised my family. As a community member, I feel it is my responsibility to make sure that people who are wrongfully injured here are protected under the law. Whether a case is big or small, I am committed to achieving the best results for every client.”

For over 35 years, Michael has dedicated his practice to helping those that are wrongfully injured. Over the years, Michael has successfully litigated complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases. One of his many cases involved a software defect that seriously injured his client and resulted in a recovery of more than $15,000,000.00. As an experienced attorney, Mr. Tateishi has appeared before the First Circuit Court in Honolulu, the Second Circuit Court in Maui, the Third Circuit Court in Kauai, Fifth Circuit Court in Hawaii, the Hawaii Supreme Court, the U.S. Federal District Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Michael was born on Oahu and moved to Maui in the 80s, and never left. He is married and has three children and grandchildren. Michael enjoys swimming, cooking, and traveling when he can find the time.

Education

Juris Doctor | Gonzaga University Law School
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science | University of Hawaii at Manoa
Bachelors of Arts, Education | University of Hawaii at Manoa
Professional Associations and Memberships
Michael K. Tateishi is a member of the following distinguished professional organizations:

Best Lawyers
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers – Hawaii
Super Lawyers
American Bar Association
Hawaii State Bar Association

An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Tateishi has appeared before the First Circuit Court in Honolulu, the Second Circuit Court in Maui, the Third Circuit Court in Kauai, Fifth Circuit Court in Hawaii, the Hawaii Supreme Court, the U.S. Federal District Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Law

Wrongful Death
Catastrophic Injury
Automobile Accident Injuries
Spinal Injury
Brain Injury
Severe Burns
Truck Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Bicycle Accidents
Zipline Accidents
School Bus Accidents
Dog Bites
Electrical Injury
Dental Malpractice
Medical Negligence