Experienced litigator, adviser, military officer, and businessman. Skilled in a number of corporate, financial, and business legal topics. Generally focused on business planning, corporate governance, probate litigation, and conflict resolution. Emphasizing a relentless focus on the client’s ultimate goal and the impact of all messaging on stakeholders such as courts, counterparties, customers, employees, business partners, and competitors. As Staff Judge Advocate of Hawaii National Guard, he advised on a wide range of legal and organizational topics and assisted the organization in navigating politically sensitive issues.
Partnered with a client to found Sourcing Solutions LLC, a new business, and served as President and General Counsel of the business. Grew from a business plan to over 30 employees and $20 million in annual revenues during tenure as President. Currently retains an ownership interest. Recently partnered with a second client to found Venture Oaks Real Estate Group.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Candidate, Association of Investment Management and Research.
John is Managing Partner of the Law Offices of Einwechter & Hyatt
Recent probate matters include successfully contesting a photocopy of a validly executed will, and successfully negotiating the vacation of a residence by a life tenant holder on very favorable terms.
Criminal experience includes serving as lead counsel prosecuting and defending a broad range of criminal cases including two separate premeditated capital murder cases (lead defense counsel for both cases), multiple other homicides, sexual offenses, aggravated assaults, robbery, larceny, multiple drug offenses, fraud, and other crimes. Supervised and trained junior attorneys both as a senior prosecutor and as a senior defense counsel.
Admitted to Practice
Hawaii State Bar Association, 2006
The State Bar of California, 1998
The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, VA
LL.M.(Master of Laws), 2003
U.C. Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
J.D. Summa Cum Laude, 1998
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
Bachelor of Science, 1991