Member Profile - Adrienne King


Membership Level

Contributing Member,Regular Member - 2 Years

Employer

King and King

Email

adrienne@kingandking.com

Business Phone

808-521-6937

Website

http://www.kingandking.com/

Address

735 Bishop St, #304, Honolulu, HI 96813, United States

Law School

University of Detroit

Practice Area 1

Civil Practice

Practice Area 2

Family/Domestic

Practice Area 3

Personal Injury

 

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POLITICAL ACTIVITIES
• The only prominent political figure and lawyer in Hawai‘i to publicly support Donald Trump for President in 2016
• Attorney Advisor to the Trump Team Hawai‘i Chair (2016)
• Republican National Convention – Hawai‘i Delegate and Platform Committee Member (2016 / 2008)
• Hawai‘i Republican Party State Convention – Delegate (2012 / 2000 / 1998 / 1992)
• Republican Party Candidate for Hawai‘i Lieutenant Governor (2010)
• Hawai‘i Republican Party – State Rules Committee (2001 / 2003)
• Republican National Convention – Hawai‘i Alternate Delegate (2000 / 1992)
• Republican Party Candidate for Hawai‘i State House District 15 (2000)
• Hawai‘i Women Lawyers for Bush-Quayle – Chair (1974)


POLITICAL AND PUBLIC POLICY ORGANIZATIONS
• Volunteer Lawyers for Trump
• Republican National Lawyers Association
• Hawai‘i Republican Party
• National Republican Party
• Oahu League of Republican Women – Past President
• Grassroot Institute of Hawai‘i
• The Honolulu Tea Party – Chair, Plaintiff in lawsuit against the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Case settled favorably for Tea Party Plaintiffs.
• The Heritage Foundation
• American Center for Law and Justice
• Judicial Watch

ADMISSIONS
United States Federal District Court Hawaii
United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Hawai‘i State Bar
Michigan State Bar

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
KING & KING – ATTORNEYS AT LAW HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I
Partner 1993 to Present
• Represent clients to resolve issues in hundreds of divorce, paternity, contested custody, and related cases.
• Arbitrate personal injury cases as a state court-appointed member of the Court Annexed Arbitration Program.
• Serve as a Volunteer Settlement Master resolving complex issues in hundreds of Family Court cases.

CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU – OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I
Chief of the Trials Division 1990 to 1993
• Served as the first female Chief of the Trials Division managing ten trial attorneys handling over 200 cases.
• Acted as lead or supervising counsel for select cases of significant public interest and concern.

KING & KING – ATTORNEYS AT LAW HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I
Partner 1985 to 1990
• Appointed by the United States District Court of Hawai‘i to its Court-Appointed Attorneys List.
• Represented criminal defendants in numerous cases including as sole trial attorney for eight jury trials and one jury-waived trial to verdict in state and federal courts.


CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU – OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I
Deputy Corporation Counsel 1976 to 1985
• Resolved hundreds of cases in defense of the City and County of Honolulu and its employees.
• Acted as sole trial attorney for more than 25 civil jury trials to verdict, mainly police defense, saving taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.
• Won verdict in U.S. District Court for the Honolulu Police Department as sole trial attorney in its first wrongful death case, and personally argued the case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld the verdict.


HONOLULU – OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney 1972 to 1976
• Secured conviction as first female attorney in Hawai‘i to prosecute a First-Degree Murder case.
• Served as the first woman Felony Team Captain and as sole trial attorney in more than 30 felony jury trials to verdict and in hundreds of misdemeanor cases.
• Wrote and argued several appellate cases before the Hawai‘i Supreme Court.


WAYNE COUNTY, MICHIGAN – OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Legal Intern 1970 to 1972
• Selected as the only female (of five interns) to serve in a Law Enforcement Assistance Act special program.


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
• American Bar Association
• Hawai‘i State Bar Association
  -Board of Directors (1991 to1992)
  - Family Law Section – Board Member (1996 to Present) / Chair (2006 to 2007)
• Honolulu Family Court Professionals (Founder)
• Hawai‘i Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
   - Co-Founder and Member (1985 to 1990)
   - Elected President (1989)
   - Board of Directors (1987 to1990)
• The Association of Plaintiffs Lawyers of Hawai‘i
  - Charter Member (1988)
  - Board of Governors (1988 to 1990)
• Association of Trial Lawyers of America – Member (1988 to1990)
• National District Attorneys Association – Member (1973 to1977)

CIVIC AND CHARITABLE INVOLVEMENT
• Waikiki Rotary Club – Board of Directors (2014 to present)
- International Service Chair (2013 to present)
• Navy League – Bridge Member (2012 to Present)
• Elks Lodge 616 – Subordinate Forum Justice (2013 to 2015) / (2017 to 2018)
• Paralyzed Veterans of America
• Bishop Museum


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