In a hard fought trial, De Costa Hempey partners Craig De Costa and Daniel Hempey secured a not guilty verdict for a police officer client, who was charged with felony negligent homicide. Read more here: https://www.thegardenisland.com/2017/04/28/hawaii-news/jury-hands-down-verdict-in-negligent-homicide-case/
On August 30, 2018, De Costa Hempey won a unanimous published opinion from the Hawaii Supreme Court, effectively ending a year’s long battle over the constitutional right to a speedy trial. Read the Opinion at: https://law.justia.com/cases/hawaii/supreme-court/2018/scwc-14-0000391-1.html
On May 15, 2017 De Costa Hempey reversed the trial court and the Intermediate Court of Appeals, winning a complex case involving the interplay between Hawaii law governing search warrants and the constitutional right to privacy.
See the Supreme Court’s ruling here: Hawaii Supreme Court Read More
De Costa Hempey won, in 2016, a Motion to dismiss duplicative Plaintiffs, appoint a receiver, and ultimately resulting in a dismissal of a lawsuit seeking approximately 30 million dollars against its client.