Mark F. Gallagher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kailua, HI

Law Office of Mark Gallagher
 | 66 Kaiholu Place, Kailua, HI 96734
Phone: 808-535-1500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of his own law firm in Kailua, Hawaii, Mark F. Gallagher has zealously represented people throughout the state who have been injured by the negligent and careless acts of others for over 20 years. The cases he has handled have included motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, motorcycle accidents, product liability claims, slip-and-falls, insurance claims and other significant personal injury cases involving brain injury, paralysis, burn injuries and other damages. He also represented numerous adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in claims brought against perpetrators and responsible institutions under Hawaii's "window" statute.

Mr. Gallagher attended Tufts University, earning his bachelor’s degree in economics in 1985. He then pursued his legal education at Boston University School of Law, where he served as a case and note editor for the school's Review of Banking & Financial Law. Mr. Gallagher was awarded his law degree in 1988 and was admitted to practice law in Massachusetts the same year. He was later admitted to practice in Georgia and Hawaii. Mr. Gallagher is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Recognized by his fellow professionals for his excellent track record and superb ethics, Mr. Gallagher has earned many awards and accolades. They include a Distinguished BV rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.  He is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the Brain Injury Association of Hawaii.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Professional Liability (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products: Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2016 - 2017

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About Mark Gallagher

Admitted: 1993, Hawaii

Professional Webpage: http://windwardattorney.com/aboutus.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Editor, Annual Review of Banking Law, Boston University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Litigation Section, Hawaii State Bar Association, member, former Interim Board Member  
  • Brain Injury Association of Hawaii, Member
  • Hawaii State Bar Association Member, Past Director
  • Hawaii Association for Justice, member, former Vice President, Member of Board of Governors, Past Treasurer
  • Member, HSBA Attorney, Client Relations Committee
  • Arbitrator, Court Annexed Arbitration Program
  • Member of Board of Governors, Hawaii Association for Justice
  • Member and past Vice President, Hawaii Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, Volunteer Attorney

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Ranches v. City and County of Honolulu, 115 Haw. 462,168 P.3d 592 (2007)

Educational Background:

  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1985
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Office Location for Mark F. Gallagher

66 Kaiholu Place
Kailua, HI 96734

Phone: 808-535-1500

 

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Last Updated: 7/7/2017

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