Christopher T. Goodin
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Commercial and Real Estate Litigation

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Christopher T. Goodin is an associate in the Litigation Department.

He earned his law degree cum laude from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law, where he was a member of the law review and national environmental law moot court team. He received a number of academic awards and wrote three law review articles.

Following law school, Mr. Goodin clerked for Associate Justice Steven H. Levinson of the Supreme Court of Hawaii and Senior Judge Alan C. Kay of the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii. He has also served as a lecturer in law at the Richardson School of Law, teaching a first-year legal practice course.

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

  • B.B.A., with distinction, University of Hawaii, Shidler College of Business

  • Hawaii State Courts

  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii

  • Bernard Levinson Memorial Award for the outstanding constitutional law paper in Second-Year Seminar

  • Best Oralist Award in Appellate Advocacy

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for earning the highest grades in Real Property I, Appellate Advocacy, Advanced Torts and Insurance Law, and Evidence

  • Christopher T. Goodin, Comment, Dolan v. City of Tigard and the Distinction Between Administrative and Legislative Exactions: "A Distinction Without A Constitutional Difference," 28 U. Haw. L. Rev. 139 (2005)

  • David L. Callies & Christopher T. Goodin, The Status of Nollan v. California Coastal Commission and Dolan v. City of Tigard After Lingle v. Chevron U.S.A., Inc., 40 J. Marshall L. Rev. 539 (2007)

  • Christopher T. Goodin, The Role and Content of the Character of the Governmental Action Factor in a Partial Regulatory Takings Analysis, 29 U. Haw. L. Rev. 437 (2007), reprinted in 2008 Zoning and Planning Law Handbook 219 (Patricia E. Salkin & William D. Bremer eds., 2008)

  • Hawaii State Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association