Sergio Rufo

Rufo Law Group, LLC
1050 Bishop St Ste 322
Honolulu, HI 96813-4210
(808) 852-7836


April 2014 to Present Principal, Rufo Law Group
Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Catastrophic Injury
January 2013 to April 2014 Of Counsel; Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, Attorneys
August 2011 to December 2012 Director; Robbins Meyer Rufo
Litigation and General Practice
March 2007 to August 2011 Associate; Robbins & Associates
Litigation and General Practice
June 2006 to March 2007 Associate; Wong & Oshima
Litigation (Insurance Defense)
January to June 2006 Associate; Bervar & Jones, LLP
Litigation and General Practice
2005 Contract Attorney; Law Office of Jack Schweigert
Litigation and General Practice
2003 to 2004 Intern; Nunes, Scholefield, DeLeon & Co.
(Component of Caribbean/CARICOM Qualification)
Litigation and General Practice
1998 to 2003 Associate; Mair, Mair Spade & Thompson, P.C.
Litigation (Commercial, Civil, Insurance Defense)
1997 to 1998 Associate; Del Priore & Associates, P.C.
Litigation and General Practice


1997 Guam (USA)
2001 Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
2004 Hawai`i
2009 Michigan
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Bolla v. University of Hawai`i, 2010 WL 5388008 (D. Haw. 2010)
Ray v. Kapiolani Medical Specialists, 125 Hawai`i 253, 259 P3d. 569 (2011)
Bolla v McClain, 469 Fed. Appx. 531 (9th Cir. 2012)
Thomas v. Sterns, 129 Hawai`i 294 (Haw. Ct. App. 2013)
Hunger v. University of Hawai`i, 927 F. Supp. 2d 1007 (D. Haw. 2013)
Bolla v. University of Hawai`i, 2014 WL 80554 (D. Haw. 2014)
Woodruff v. Hawai`i Pacific Health, 2014 WL 128607 (Haw. Ct. App. 2014)


Arbitrator/Mediator Court-Annexed Arbitration Program
The Judiciary, State of Hawai`i
Barrister American Inns of Court, James S. Burns Aloha Chapter
Judge Mock Trial Competitions
Member American Association for Justice;
Hawaii State, Guam, CNMI, Michigan Bar Associations;
American Bar Association
Master of Ceremonies Annual Dinner, American Inns of Court, James S. Burns
Aloha Chapter (2012)
Presenter "Proving Insurance Fraud in Hawaii: The Supreme Court
Raises the Bar" (Fairmont Specialty Group; 2007);
"Les Folies Des Syst?mes Dangereux"
(John A. Burns School of Medicine; 2011)
"Dos and Don'ts of Testifying"
(John A. Burns School of Medicine; 2012)
"Emergency Examination and Hospitalization"
(John A. Burns School of Medicine; 2012)
Contributor Guam and Saipan Insurance Litigation Quarterly
(1998 - 2003)
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Member Lawyers' Basketball League
Lawyers' Softball League
Hawaiian Hockey Club
Friends of Italy Society of Hawai`i


2004 Norman Manley Law School; New Kingston, Jamaica
Legal Education Certificate

1997 University of Detroit Mercy; Detroit, Michigan
1997 University of Windsor; Windsor, Ontario
1995 Temple University; Rome, Italy
Summer Law Program
1994 University of Waterloo; Waterloo, Ontario
B.A. (Economics)