Honolulu Injury Lawyer

Benchmark Litigation 2016
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Honolulu injury lawyer Judith Ann Pavey has been successfully handling personal injury cases in Hawaii since 1977.  Ms. Pavey joined Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher  as of counsel in 2011, where she practices commercial, personal injury and medial malpractice litigation. Her experience and track record of success lends substantial bench strength to the firm's litigation team with her excellent reputation as a skilled trial lawyer.

Since 2012, based solely on Ms. Pavey's contribution, U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers in America, Best Law Firms has recognized the firm each year in the practice areas of Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law and Product Liability Litigation. The law firm has been ranked by Best Law Firm each year since 2010 in its core business of Real Estate Law and Commercial Litigation. 

Ms. Pavey has been named by Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year" in Honolulu in multiple practice areas including Banking & Finance Litigation (2013 & 2018),  Product Liability Litigation(2014 & 2019) and Legal Malpractice Law (2017). 

Best Lawyers has also recognized Ms. Pavey in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Construction Litigation and Commercial Litigation. 

Ms. Pavey has been selected to the Hawaii Super Lawyers list each year since 2012, and was selected to the  2017 Hawaii Super Lawyers list, "Top 25" list in the practice area of Business Litigation. She is also recognized by the Hawaii Super Lawyers list in the area of Personal Injury litigation.

Chambers and Partners USA Leading Lawyers For Business recognizes Ms. Pavey in the practice area of Litigation-General Commercial. Benchmark Litigation also recognizes her as a local litigation star by Benchmark Plaintiff. 

Proven Results for Clients

Honolulu injury attorney Judith Ann Pavey has obtained excellent settlements and judgments for her clients primarily in Hawaii, but in other jurisdictions as well. She is a powerful advocate for her clients and believes strongly in the cases she accepts.

Ms. Pavey is rated AV Preeminent, the highest rating given by her peers in Martindale-Hubbell in both competence and ethics. She was selected as one of only 2 women attorneys in Hawaii to be a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates, a group of experienced litigators across the country dedicated to promoting and preserving our civil justice system. 

What Ms. Pavey's Clients Say

"Of counsel Judith Pavey is considered a crucial part of the team by those in the market and regularly appears on high-profile international disputes. Her practice incorporates personal injury litigation, as well as product liability disputes."

Chambers and Partners, USA Directory of America's Leading Lawyers for Business


"Judith Pavey is praised for the tenacity and persistence she brings to her litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice.” Chambers and Partners, USA Directory of America's Leading Lawyers for Business


"A very skilled trial lawyer."Chambers and Partners, USA Directory of America's Leading Lawyers for Business


"Judith Pavey is one of the best attorneys. She is really concerned about the client, understands the problems, and is so knowledgeable in litigation matters. She is a person of high ethics and has great perseverance in her work. She is dedicated, hardworking, and trustworthy.” Best Lawyers Client Comment


"Judith Pavey worked on the major business litigation cases that we had and Terry O'Toole was the lead attorney; they were an awesome team.  They are both highly knowledgeable and skilled in their field. Judith did outstanding research for our case; we highly recommend her and would use her again." Best Lawyers Client Comment


"Judith Pavey is representing various Hawaiian consumers in a class action suit against Volkswagen regarding its use of a 'defeat device' to cheat in EPA emissions tests. Interviewees note that "she's been around a long time and has a very varied practice." She specializes in medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability claims” Chambers and Partners, USA Directory of America's Leading Lawyers for Business


Judy Pavey is singled out for her depth of experience litigating plaintiff’s personal injury cases in addition to medical and professional malpractice. She is called “extremely personable” and effective in communicating to both juries and judges.

Benchmark Litigation Comment


"The "very talented" Judy Pavey has over 40 years' experience, with notable expertise in white-collar criminal matters, in addition to legal and medical malpractice, personal injury, construction and contract litigation.” Chambers and Partners USA Leading Lawyers for Business, Client Comment

Please contact Judith Ann Pavey to schedule a free consultation regarding your personal injury, medical malpractice or legal malpractice case. Find out how an experienced Honolulu injury lawyer can help you today.

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