Daniel M. Chen

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Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Honolulu, HI

Daniel M. Chen
 | Pacific Guardian Ctr Mauka Twr, 737 Bishop St., Suite 2400
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-206-7768
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Animal Law (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Daniel M. Chen is a Partner at the law firm of Rush Moore LLP in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mr. Chen is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and serves clients on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Hawaii Island.

    Mr. Chen has been licensed to practice in Hawaii since 2001 and has more than 18 years of experience in all types of lawsuits and disputes. Over the course of his career, he has represented clients in matters involving serious injuries (i.e. dog bites, slip and falls, car accidents, wrongful death, brain injury, nursing home accident, etc.) and sexual abuse (i.e. rape, revenge porn, harassment, etc.).  He also has extensive experience in handling lawsuits involving trustee-beneficiary disputes, partition sales, business disputes, real estate disputes, and defamation.  He has received an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

    An experienced litigator, Mr. Chen has appeared in both state and federal court. In addition, he is a skilled negotiator and serves as an arbitrator for the Hawaii Court Annexed Arbitration Program. He has participated in numerous administrative hearings, arbitrations and mediations.

    In addition to running his practice, Mr. Chen has held seminars on insurance and various litigation topics. He has also served as a presenter for the National Business Institute and has published a Q&A Guide to commencing a lawsuit in Hawaii entitled, "Commencing an Action: Hawaii" with Practical Law Litigation.

    Mr. Chen is active in the Hawaii State Bar Association and belongs to the Litigation, Probate, and Federal Bar Association sections. He is a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and previously served as the Hawaii Membership Chair for the Defense Research Institute.

    As a graduate of Punahou School, Mr. Chen went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He then received his law degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law. While attending law school, he was a member of the Law Review and the Sports Law Moot Court Team.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
    • 10%Real Estate: Business
    • 20%Other
    Focus Areas

    Will Contests, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016

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    About Daniel Chen

    Admitted: 2001, Hawaii

    Professional Webpage: https://www.rmhawaii.com/daniel-m-chen

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Hawaii State Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Litigation Section, Member
    • Hawaii, 2001
    • Hawaii State Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
    • NAPABA (National Asian Pacific American Bar Association), Member
    • Hawaii Court Annexed Arbitration Program, Arbitrator

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • DRI (Defense Research Institute), Hawaii Membership Chair

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, National Business Institute Legal Seminars

    Educational Background:

    • Punahou School, Diploma, 1994
    • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1998
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    Office Location for Daniel M. Chen

    Pacific Guardian Ctr Mauka Twr
    737 Bishop St., Suite 2400
    Honolulu, HI 96813

    Phone: 808-206-7768

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