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Since 1983, Wayne Parsons has focused exclusively on plaintiff's personal injury matters and consumer advocacy while working on some of the largest and most significant cases in Hawai‘i's history.
Sean S. 5Outstanding, compassionate, and friendly Law practice. Caring for my case has been top-notch. No better Attorney and Staff...hands down!!!
Wayne Parsons believes that justice is the most important concern of man on earth. In his trial experience, Mr. Parsons has been involved in virtually every type of litigation, earning a reputation for ethics, hard work, excellence and success in complex cases. His clients in the 1990s Benlate litigation recovered over $40 million from corporate giant DuPont in a defective product lawsuit. Wayne Parsons is recognized by Hawai‘i personal injury lawyers as the founder of their organization the Hawai‘i Association for Justice (HAJ). In 2006, Mr. Parsons was elected President of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association, and he is the founder of the Peoples Law School, a six-week adult education course offering non-lawyers basic legal information. He has also served for nearly 26 years as one of two Hawai‘i attorneys on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the powerful organization that counts as members all of the great personal injury attorneys in the United States.
In addition to Wayne Parsons wealth of experience in personal injury law, he actually began his career in the sciences, earning his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Engineering – Physics and Engineering – Mathematics, with a minor in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Coming to Maui with the University of Michigan Mt. Haleakala Observatory in 1967, he worked on the 1969 Apollo moon landing with scientists based on the Island of Maui. Having fallen in love with surfing and the people of the Islands, Wayne returned to Ann Arbor and attended the University of Michigan Law School, returning to Hawai‘i permanently in 1975.
Wayne honed his trial advocacy skills in the public defenders office, and in his early years had the opportunity to work with some of the countrys premier trial attorneys, including Melvin Belli, F. Lee Bailey and Robert Shapiro and Hawai‘i legendary trial lawyer Hyman Greenstein.
Wayne Parsons believes that “Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ‘Āina i ka Pono” – the life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness – and he uses his experience and skills to help rebuild the lives of the people he represents, throughout the Islands, who have been wrongfully injured. No one in Hawai‘i wants to get embroiled in a lawsuit or legal controversy, and Wayne Parsons will do everything possible to avoid litigation. But if the wrongdoer, or the insurance company, refuses to accept responsibility for their conduct and make it right, a lawsuit and, if necessary, a trial will be prosecuted on your behalf to collect fair compensation and make up for your losses.
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