Maria A. Carmichael, Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Development, Design, and Construction Law
  • Procurement and Government Contracts
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage
  • Trust and Estate Litigation


  • University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Certificate in Native Hawaiian Law
    • Honors: Legal Practice II Best Oral Argument
    • Honors: Legal Practice II Highest Grade
    • Honors: Second Year Seminar Highest Grade
    • Honors: Delta Theta Phi Robert E. Cole Award for Professionalism
    • Honors: Delta Theta Phi Regional Outstanding Student Award
    • Honors: Delta Theta Phi Regional Outstanding Chapter Award
    • Honors: Susan B. McKay Oral Advocacy Competition Co-Winner
    • Honors: Dean of the Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Honors: Member, Native American Moot Court team
  • Oregon State University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: OSU Chamber Choir
    • Major: Music

Bar Admission

  • Hawaii
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Past Positions

  • Chief Judge Nakamura of the Hawai`i State Intermediate Court of Appeals, Clerk