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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, focusing on construction litigation, 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 a Board Member of the Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation, a member of the Hawaii United Okinawa Association's Legal Committee, and a member of the Ko'olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club.  He is a member of the Pacific Century Fellows class of 2016 and also a member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives.

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

Board Member, Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation

Hawaii United Okinawa Association's Legal Committee

Ko'olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club

Pacific Century Fellows, Class of 2016

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Star (2018-2021)
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2021-2022)