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CHARLES CRUMPTON

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CHARLES CRUMPTON

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Charles Crumpton has been a Attorney for 26 years and mediator and arbitrator for over 20 years appointed by the courts, parties, their attorneys and dispute resolution organizations in over 1000 cases involving insurance, accidents, products, business and commercial matters, construction, employment, real estate and professional negligence (legal, medical, real estate, construction and other professions); resolution rate: over 95%.

Teacher of alternative dispute resolution at Hawaii Pacific University and of civil ADR and litigation topics at seminars and training programs in Hawaii, the mainland and other countries.

Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators.

Co-Chair, Hawaii State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.

Committee Member, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii Mediation program and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii Mediation program.

Lawyer as Problem Solver award recipient, Mediation Center of the Pacific, 2005.

Languages: English and Vietnamese

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Areas of Concentration:  Mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation and litigation of civil disputes, including torts, insurance, accidents and personal injuries, environmental, public policy, product liability, business and commercial matters, civil rights, employment, professional negligence, construction and real estate matters (sales, leases, development and financing, boundaries and encroachments and related matters).  Representation of plaintiffs and defendants and service as mediator, arbitrator, neutral fact-finder and facilitator in the foregoing types of cases.  Advice and consultation on design, implementation and customization of dispute prevention and resolution programs and training.

PRIOR POSITIONS

1985 to 1993:
Director, Shareholder, Vice-President and Attorney
Hall & Crumpton
733 Bishop Street, Suite 1280
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813
 
1980 to 1985:
Associate and Attorney
Ashford & Wriston
1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1400
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813
 
1978 to 1980:
Associate and Attorney
Edmunds, Hall & Weinberg
841 Bishop Street, Suite 2104
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
 
1977 to 1978:
Law Clerk
Edmunds, Hall & Weinberg
841 Bishop Street, Suite 2104
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
 
1976 to 1977:             
Law Clerk, Trecker & Fritz
820 Mililani Street, Suite 710
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813
 
1976:
Court Counselor, Honolulu District Court
Honolulu, Hawaii
 
1972 to 1973 and 1975 to 1976:             
Teacher of English as a Foreign Language
 Kaimuki School, State of Hawaii Department of Education
 
1970 to 1971 and        
Teacher (1970-71) and Fulbright Professor (1973-75) of English
 
1973 to 1975:                         
Language, Literature and History
Can Tho University
Can Tho, Viet Nam
 
1968 to 1970:                        
English teacher with International Voluntary Services; Cuong De High School and the Teachers' College, Qui Nhon, Viet Nam

 MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE

Over 21 years experience as a mediator and arbitrator; selected by Google’s Best of U.S. as one of the best arbitrators in Hawaii and the U.S.; selected by The Best Lawyers in America peer survey as one of the Best Lawyers in America in Alternative Dispute Resolution; recipient of 2005 Mediation Center of the Pacific Lawyer as Problem Solver Award; arbitrator and mediator by private and court appointment and for the American Arbitration Association, Dispute Prevention & Resolution, Inc.; the Hawaii State Judiciary Court-Annexed Arbitration Program and Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution and others; primarily in the fields of torts, insurance, accidents and personal injuries, land use/environmental, public policy, product liability, business and commercial matters, civil rights, employment, professional negligence, construction and real estate matters.  Faculty teaching negotiations, mediation and arbitration at Hawaii Pacific University since 1995 and at various seminars and conferences on alternative dispute resolution and litigation subjects in Hawaii, the mainland U.S. and internationally since 1993.  Advice and consultation on the design, implementation and customization of dispute prevention and resolution programs and training since 1993.  Over 400 hours of alternative dispute resolution training in Hawaii, the mainland U.S. and internationally.

 ADMISSION TO COURTS

1978 - State of Hawaii Courts
            1978 - United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
            1982 - United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS

  • Selected as one of the best arbitrators in Hawaii and the U.S. by Google’s Best of U.S.www.bestofus.com
  • Selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America in Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2005; www.bestlawyers.com
  • Selected by the Mediation Center of the Pacific as recipient of the Lawyer as Problem Solver Award, 2005

  • Mediator/Arbitrator, by private and court appointment, 1985 to present

  • Mediator/Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, 1988 to present

  •  Mediator/Arbitrator, Dispute Prevention & Resolution, Inc., 1994 to present

  • Panel Chair, Hawaii State Medical Claim Conciliation Panel, 2001 to present

  • Arbitrator, Hawaii State Judiciary Court-Annexed Arbitration Program, 1985 to present

  • Mediator/Facilitator, Hawaii State Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1993 to present

  • Mediator/Arbitrator, Hawaii State Bar Association Attorney-Client Relations Committee, 1989 to present;

  • Member, Judicial Administration Committee, 1993-2002

  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators, 2000 to present

  • President/Director, International Law Foundation, 1996 to present

  • Director, Viet Nam-American Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, 1997 to present

  • Member, Association for Conflict Resolution, 1996 to present

  • Chair, Hawaii State Bar Association, Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1996-present; Member, Hawaii State Bar Association, 1978-present, Section on International Law, Judicial Administration Committee, Bench-Bar Conference
  • Member, Court Mediation Program Committee, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, 2003 to present

  • Co-Chair, American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution’s International Committee’s International Training and Technical Assistance Committee, 2002 to present
  • Member, American Bar Association (Sections on Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Torts and Insurance Practice), 1978 to present
  • Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), 1993 to present

  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association, 1978 to present

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

J.D. Degree, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1978
M.A. Degree (English Literature), University of Hawaii, 1974
B.A. Degree (English Literature), Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1968

Over 400 hours of mediation and arbitration training courses, 1988 to the present, administered by the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section, Pepperdine University Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, American Arbitration Association, the Asia Pacific Center, The Hawaii State Court-Annexed Arbitration Program and others.
 

LANGUAGES SPOKEN, READ AND WRITTEN

English
Viet Namese