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Experience and Background for Lars Robert Isaacson

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After graduation, Lars Isaacson clerked for the Hon. James S. Burns, Chief Judge, Hawai‘i Intermediate Court of Appeals. Lars Robert Isaacson has been a member of the Hawai‘i Bar Association since 1990, and has been primarily practicing criminal defense since 2004. Mr. Isaacson was an Assistant District Attorney in the Second Judicial District, State of New Mexico. He has represented clients in a broad variety of criminal cases. In state court, these include: D.U.I. (OVUII), domestic violence, violation of TRO, car theft, drug possession, public corruption, sex assault, robbery and other serious crimes. In federal court, Mr. Isaacson has represented clients charged with crimes including assault, tax fraud, mortgage fraud, wire and mail fraud, procurement fraud, drug possession and distribution, conspiracy and police corruption cases. Mr. Isaacson has argued cases before Hawai‘i and Texas appellate courts, the Fifth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Criminal defense is a very specialized field that requires an attention to detail and extensive working knowledge of the state and federal laws in order to provide you with an effective defense. With the knowledge and experience that Lars Robert Isaacson and his staff possess, you will be receiving the best possible defense for your situation. Please read through the following experience information and then Make an Appointment with us.


  • HS Diploma, Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Florida (1978)

  • Bachelor of Science, Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY (1989)

  • Juris Doctor, Northwestern School of Law & Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon (1990); recipient: Certificate in Environmental Law

  • Judical Internship with Hon. Diarmuid O'Scannlain, US Circuit Judge, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1989)


States: Hawai'i, (active) | Texas (inactive) | New Mexico (inactive)

Federal Districts: Hawai'i, | New Mexico | ND | Texas ED | Tennessee

Federal Appeals: Fifth Circuit, Ninth Circuit, United States Supreme Court


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Hawai'i State Bar Association

Hawai'i Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Federal Bar Association.

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State Bar of New Mexico

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State Bar of Texas