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Scot Z. Matayoshi

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smatayoshi@schlackito.com
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Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

SCOT MATAYOSHI spent five years as a civil litigator in Hawaii before joining Schlack Ito. While attending the University of Hawaii's William S. Richardson School of Law, Mr. Matayoshi was a member of the Jessup moot court team, competing internationally. Prior to law school, he spent three years teaching middle school science in Nanakuli, while simultaneously earning a Master of Education degree from the University of Hawaii. Mr. Matayoshi was honored with the Peace Day Hawaii award in 2009 for his work in Nanakuli.

Mr. Matayoshi is President of the Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation and a Board Member for the Domestic Violence Action Center. He also serves on the Kailua Neighborhood Board as the chair of the Government and Community Services Committee, is the Vice President of the Kaneohe Christmas Parade, and is a member of the Ko'olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club. He is a former Oahu Director of the Hawaii State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division and a member of the Pacific Century Fellows class of 2016. In his free time, he is an active member of his karate dojo, where he is a blackbelt.

Education

J.D., William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, 2012
cum laude

M.Ed, College of Education, University of Hawaii, 2008

B.A., Claremont McKenna College, 2006

Admitted to Practice Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court of Hawaii
State Courts of Hawaii
Professional Activities

Hawaii State Bar Association

President, Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation

Vice President, Kaneohe Christmas Parade

Board Member, Kailua Neighborhood Board

Board of Directors, Domestic Violence Action Center

Pacific Century Fellows, Class of 2016