Attorney John D. Yamane

A Honolulu native, John D. Yamane grew up on a pineapple plantation in Lanai. His father was a horticulturist for the Dole Pineapple Company. For the past two decades, he has devoted his legal career to helping those injured by the negligent actions of others.

After earning his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law, he served as a law clerk under Judge Liem Tuai of the Seattle Superior Court. Homesick, Attorney John Yamane returned to Hawaii to practice the law. He is passionate about serving clients in the Aloha State and helping them resolve personal injury matters in the most effective and timely manner possible.

Highly-Rated Legal Representation

As a Honolulu personal injury attorney, he places the need so his clients first and foremost. His mission is to secure maximum compensation for injured individuals so that they can move on with their lives after experiencing such stressful setbacks.

He handled felony trials, traffic, and juvenile court cases as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the County and City of Honolulu. Since entering into private practice, he has had numerous successful results and has tried countless cases to verdict.

His efforts to help others have not gone unnoticed. He has been honored with inclusion on the Super Lawyers® list and has a BV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. If you need help filing an injury claim in Hawaii, he can review the details of your case during an initial consultation, free of charge. Once familiar with your case, he can help you file a personalized injury claim against the at-fault party.

Speak with Attorney John D. Yamane today about your case.


  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D. – 1978
  • University of Washington, B.A. – 1975

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • Consumer Lawyers of Hawaii
  • Hawaii State Bar Association

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