Practice Areas Overview

The Law Offices of James J. Stone provides high-quality, effective legal representation in Honolulu and throughout Hawaii in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death; family law; civil and business litigation;, contracts and business law; and government affairs and lobbying. We believe that every client deserves the best representation, and our goal is to achieve the best result in every matter that we take on. We provide quality advice and representation in the following areas:

Personal Injury

We are committed to helping victims of personal injury in Honolulu and throughout Hawaii find justice and hold those responsible accountable for their behavior. If you have been injured in an accident, you should not have to pay for someone else’s mistake. You are entitled to fair compensation for your medical bills and wages lost as a result of your injury. We have represented people in every major type of personal injury case, including:

  • Auto accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bus accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Premises liability/slips and falls
  • Construction and industrial accidents
  • Elder abuse/nursing home abuse and neglect

For further information on how we can help you, see our personal injury and frequently asked questions pages.

Wrongful Death

Wrongful death cases are often complex and time-consuming. It is important to have a lawyer who has both the experience and dedication to aggressively try your case, but at the same time provide the personal care and attention you deserve during such a difficult time. We represent the families of those who have lost a loved one because of the negligence or intentional act of another person. We can help you obtain justice and compensation for your loss. For more information, see our wrongful death and frequently asked questions pages.

Medical Malpractice

If you or your family has been affected by a surgical error, misdiagnosis, medication error, or other medical mistake that has caused you injury or loss, you may be entitled to compensation. For further information on how we can help you, please see our medical malpractice and frequently asked questions pages.

Divorce and Family Law

We provide experienced and compassionate representation in divorce and family law matters, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, and paternity. For further information, see our divorce and family law page.

Civil and Business Litigation

James J. Stone has over 30 years of experience practicing law in Hawaii, representing individuals and businesses ranging from small local companies to global corporations. Our office can assist you in nearly any general civil litigation matter, including disputes involving contracts, corporations and shareholders, partnerships, and employees. To learn how we can assist you and your business, please see our civil and business litigation page.

Contracts and Business Law

We provide advice and representation in the full range of business transactional matters, including contract negotiation, drafting and review; and formation of new business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. For more information on how we can assist you and your business, see our contracts and business law page.

Government Affairs and Lobbying

As a former Hawaii Senate majority staff member, former Hawaii Special Deputy Attorney General, private attorney and active lobbyist for over 30 years, James J. Stone provides experienced assistance before Hawaii’s legislature, county councils, and state and county agencies. For further information on our expertise in this area, see our government affairs and lobbying page.