Roeca Luria Shin LLP is one of Hawaii’s premier civil trial law firms, providing a wealth of trial and litigation management experience to our clients. We have handled and successfully resolved many difficult, complex and high profile cases. We bring well honed problem solving skills to the aid of clients confronting trials and litigation matters. We treat our clients’ problems as if they were our own, and bring energy and creativity to get the very best results possible. We are focused on providing services that are of value to our clients, so that critical issues can be identified early and cases can be handled in the most cost effective manner.

Roeca Luria Shin concentrates its practice in civil litigation, including: personal injury matters, construction defect litigation, product liability, medical, legal and other professional malpractice, toxic torts, insurance coverage disputes, employment law, commercial litigation, contract disputes, aviation law, premises liability, prison litigation, directors and officers liability, and other areas. We have handled cases for and continue to represent many insurance companies, insurance agencies and brokers, self insured companies, product manufacturers, construction companies, doctors, lawyers, architects, engineers, hotels, retail businesses and individuals.

Roeca Luria Shin was founded in 1988 as a firm specializing in trials and litigation. Previously, the founding partners had been partners in one of Hawaii’s oldest and largest full service law firms. From the beginning, Roeca Luria Shin has sought to provide the most effective and efficient legal services to protect the interests of its clients. Roeca Luria Shin attorneys have tried numerous jury trials, judge trials and arbitrations. Roeca Luria Shin has been privileged to represent the interests of clients in high profile cases when the stakes have been high and a lot has been on the line. Roeca Luria Shin has handled many cases that resulted in appellate decisions that have shaped the law in Hawaii.

Consequently, the attorneys of Roeca Luria Shin are highly experienced in trial work and litigation, and know how to persuasively present a case to a jury, judge or arbitrator. Our attorneys are highly rated and have distinguished themselves in their fields. The firm and its attorneys are listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys, Best Lawyers in America, Hawaii Super Lawyers and Outstanding Lawyers of America. Our partners all have the highest AV ratings with Martindale-Hubbell. Roeca Luria Shin attorneys are active members of nationally recognized organizations, such as the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.

Our attorneys are also active in the Hawaii community. Roeca Luria Shin attorneys have served on the boards of various community organizations and provide pro bono service to the Sex Abuse Treatment Center and others. Our attorneys have been adjunct professors at the University of Hawaii School of Law, and have been speakers in numerous seminars for lawyers and business persons on various topics of law.


Arthur F. Roeca

Areas of Practice: Medical Malpractice; Insurance Defense; Legal Malpractice; Personal I...

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April Luria

Areas of Practice: Employment Law; Civil Rights Law; Medical Malpractice; Personal Injury...

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James Shin

Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation; Construction Defect Litigation; Insurance Defense; P...

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