Peter S.R. Olson

Peter S.R. Olson

Olson & Sons
  • Personal Injury, Business Law, Divorce ...
  • Hawaii
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Peter S.R. Olson is an attorney who handles a wide variety of matters, including: litigation (civil, family, and criminal), transactional, and business formation/advisement in Kona and Kamuela.

He was born and raised in South Kona on the Big Island of Hawai`i. He is the son of John L. Olson, founder of the firm. Peter has assisted his father at the firm since he was five years old.
Peter received his Juris Doctor and Environmental Law Certificate from Univerisity of Hawai`i at Manoa's William S. Richardson School of Law in 2005. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Glenn S. Hara in the Third Circuit Court in Hilo.

Thereafter, Peter became a Deputy Public Defender for the State of Hawai`i. Peter has participated in 100s of Bench Trials and numerous Jury Trials with success.

He has been an avid outrigger canoe paddler since he was five years old. Mr. Olson's passion is paddling his one person outrigger canoe (OC1) down-wind in Hawai`i's channels. Mr. Olson is a veteran paddler of the `Alenuihaha (Hawai`i to Maui), Pailolo (Maui to Moloka`i), and Kaiwi (Moloka`i to O`ahu) channels. Peter S.R. Olson is also a life-long student of Hawaiian History, Language, and Environment.

? Member of Hawai`i Bar since 2005
? Deputy Public Defender on O`ahu, Honolulu 2007 – 2010. Mr. Olson practiced in the Appellate, District, and Family Courts of the State of Hawai`i. Extensive experience in Non-Jury Bench Trials and Jury Trials.
? Law Clerk to the Honorable Glenn S. Hara (3rd Circuit Court) 2005-2007.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Law
  • Divorce
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney and Director
Olson & Sons
- Current
Deputy Public Defender
Office of the Public Defender State of Hawaii
Law Clerk
Judiciary State of Hawaii
William S. Richardson
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Leadership Institute Fellow
Hawaii State Bar
Professional Associations
Hawaii State Bar
- Current
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West Hawaii Bar Association
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West Hawaii Bar Association
Vice President
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Contact & Map
Kona Office
Kealakekua, HI 96750
Telephone: (808) 323-2677
Kamuela Office
65-1291 Kawaihae Rd. #102
Telephone: (808) 885-8533