Robert S. Miyashita

The Essence of Aloha and ʻOhana

Robert S. Miyashita, founding partner at Miyashita & O’Steen, LLLC, is a strong legal advocate for those navigating the complexities of wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. What sets Robert apart is his compassion and dedication to truly understanding his clients’ stories, their pain, and their journey to justice with resolute determination to do what is right.

Born and raised on the vibrant island of Oʻahu, Robert knows that his heart belongs to Hawaiʻi. After experiencing the legal landscape in the mainland, Robert made a heartfelt decision with his wife to return home to nurture their children in the embrace of Hawaiʻi’s unique culture and people, where aloha and ʻohana reign supreme.

Before his return to Hawaiʻi, Robert honed his skills as lead counsel at Romano Law Group, mastering the intricacies of personal injury law and mass tort litigation. From catastrophic injuries to wrongful death cases, Robert’s expertise shone through by securing millions of dollars for injured victims and holding at-fault parties accountable.

Robert S. Miyashita
Robert S. Miyashita

  • Florida Coastal School of Law
  • Florida State University College of Law

  • Florida Bar
  • Hawaiʻi Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaiʻi

  • Board of Director for Hawaiʻi State Bar Association
  • Board of Director/Vice President for AOAO
  • Fellow of Hawaiʻii State Bar Association Leadership Institute
  • Hawaiʻi State Bar Association Trial Academy
  • Hawaiʻi Federal Trial Academy

Notable Case Work

Robert’s effective skills as a plaintiff’s attorney can be partially accredited to his comprehensive experience and insight gained from working at Travelers Insurance, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States. At Travelers, Robert handled a multitude of insurance claims and coverage issues as well as significant exposure cases involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. He was also the South Florida Regional Liaison, spearheading statewide investigations into insurance fraud — a testament to his unwavering commitment to justice.

Robert’s journey to legal excellence began with humble roots, interning at the Florida Supreme Court under Chief Justice Ricky Polston, the Hawaiʻi Intermediate Court of Appeals under Appellate Chief Judge Mark E. Recktenwald (current Hawaiʻi Supreme Court Chief Justice), the Circuit Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawaiʻi, under the Honorable Patrick W. Border, and the Criminal Division of Circuit Court, State of Hawaiʻi, under the Honorable Michael A. Town. Robert also interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division.

Awards & Achievements

Throughout his career, he has earned accolades from Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers, Superlawyers, Top 40 under 40 National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Top Attorneys Rising Stars, with high ratings on Avvo and Justia, among others. His dedication to his craft is evident in every award earned, every case won, and every client served.

Robert S. Miyashita
It is my mission to not just be an attorney, but a steadfast ally, to ensure that my clients’ voices are heard and their rights are protected every step of the way.
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