Criminal Law Firm in Hawaii
The criminal defense law firm of Harrison & Matsuoka has been serving the beautiful island of Hawaii since 1982.
For over 30 years our team of defense attorneys have provided legal representation for many types of criminal law. We have protected the rights and future interests of our clients who have been charged with crimes including, but not limited to, drug crimes, crimes of violence, sex crimes, and murder.
Don’t let our secluded location fool you. Being that our firm is located in Honolulu on the island of Oahu may make it seem as though our clientele is limited to Hawaii residents but that isn’t the case at all. While it is true that our firm of criminal defense lawyers serves clients throughout Hawaii, this includes Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai. In addition to this we represent clients in state, federal, military, and appellate courts. Our attorneys are licensed to practice law in Hawaii, New Jersey, California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
We have even represented local clientele globally. Some international jurisdictions have included Japan, the Philippines, and New Zealand.
Don’t Face the Hawaiian Court System Alone
Rape, drug and murder charges are a serious matter. To ensure protection of your personal rights you will need exceptional legal advice. Let our team of award-winning trial lawyers represent you in your case. For over 30 years we have handled our firm and clients with a backbone formed from respect, honesty, pride, and professionalism. For this reason we are well-known and respected by Hawaii’s judges and prosecutors. Our criminal law attorneys are dedicated to providing our clients with positive outcomes and total respect.
Exceptional Legal Advice from Award-Winning Trial Lawyers
Through peer-review, Harrison & Matsuoka earned an AV Rating—Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Our firm was also included in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, America’s most exclusive directory of law firms and practitioners. Only the top 5% of the nation’s law firms achieve these distinguished honors.
Well-Recognized in the Hawaiian Legal Community
Attorney William Harrison was selected Attorney of the Year, Hawaii Criminal Defense, 2015; and, for three consecutive years, he was included in Best Lawyers in America. He has also been recognized by Hawaii Super Lawyers. Read more about our awards and accolades on our attorney profiles.
No Case Too Big or Small, We Take Them All
Our Hawaii criminal defense firm is comfortable handling a range of cases—from first-time offenses to high profile felony cases that attract media attention. No matter how big or small the case is, we believe in a hands on approach to helping our clients. We have had experience with clients facing charges that have included:
We know the importance of your reputation. Our attorneys are discreet and help clients protect their reputation, rights, and future interests. We handle each case in a thorough and detailed manner.
Contact Harrison & Matsuoka Attorneys at Law
Don’t fight the criminal justice system alone for another second. Our attorneys are available to you 24 hours a day, seven days week. You will find our trial experience, understanding of the law, and client service second to none. Our attorneys welcome the opportunity to speak to you about your case. We answer all calls promptly and with straightforward answers. Use the criminal defense law firm in Hawaii that has been founded on a tradition of excellence. To learn more about how Harrison & Matsuoka can help you, call us at or fill out our quick contact form.