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Amy Lawson Woodward

Amy Lawson Woodward

Law Office of William H. Lawson
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Products Liability ...
  • Hawaii
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Amy Lawson Woodward is an associate attorney at the Law Office of William H. Lawson, concentrating her practice in the area of plaintiffs' personal injury litigation. Prior to joining her father's firm in 2016, Ms. Woodward practiced law at Carlsmith Ball LLP (one of the top corporate law firms in Hawaii), focusing predominantly on litigating commercial disputes.

Ms. Woodward is ranked in the "Top 10 Under 40" personal injury attorneys in Hawaii by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA). She has obtained favorable awards for injured individuals at arbitration and successfully advocated for clients in both state and federal court. While in law school, Ms. Woodward externed at the Hawaii Supreme Court, the United States District Court in San Diego and the United States Circuit Court, Ninth Circuit. Ms. Woodward received her J.D. degree magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she graduated in the top 2% of her class. She also co-wrote an article on evidentiary issues related to the Alford Plea, which was published on Law360.

In her free time, you are likely to find Ms. Woodward somewhere in the ocean, either surfing or paddling. As a youth, she grew up competitively surfing and as an adult, Ms. Woodward has gained recognition in the sport of outrigger canoe paddling. She has done the Pa'a Kaiwi Channel OC-1 solo race three times, placing in the top three each time.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Maritime Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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  • English
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Law Office of William H. Lawson
- Current
Associate Attorney
Carlsmith Ball LLP
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (2014)
Honors: Magna Cum Laude (Top 2%) Order of the Coif
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Westmont College
B.A. (2008) | History
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Professional Associations
Hawaii State Bar Association  # 010234
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Articles & Publications
The Mysterious Alford Plea Raises Evidentiary Challenges
Websites & Blogs
Injury Attorney Honolulu
Legal Blog-- Injury Attorney Honolulu
Contact & Map
Law Office of William H. Lawson
1188 Bishop Street
Suite 2901
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 528-2525