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John Matthew Schum Esq.

John Matthew Schum Esq.

Law Office of John Schum
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • California, Hawaii
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I am an experienced criminal defense attorney on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii providing legal representation in all courts throughout the Hawaiian Islands and to military members anywhere in the world. I am admitted to practice law in California and Hawaii. The focus of my practice is defending civilians and servicemembers accused of a crime. However, I have a full service practice and you do not need to search any further for an attorney to represent you in any matter.

University of Virginia
LL.M. | Military Law
California Western School of Law
J.D. (1992) | General Law
Purdue University - Purdue University
B.S. | Industrial Management
Professional Experience
Law Office of John Schum
- Current
A law firm dedicated to defending individuals charged with a State or Federal criminal offense in the Hawaiian Islands and servicemembers accused of crimes under the Uniform Code of Military Justice worldwide.
Infantry Officer, Prosecutor, Defense Counsel and Military Judge
United States Marine Corps
I began my career in the Marine Corps as an Infantry Officer. I was selected for the Funded Legal Education Program and earned my juris doctorate. I then spent 12 years in a courtroom seeing the military justice system from all angles.
Professional Associations
Hawaii Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Current
American Bar Association
- Current
Hawaii State Bar
- Current
California State Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa and MasterCard
  • Contingent Fees
    Where possible
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Military Law
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Contact & Map
737 Bishop St.
Suite 1460
Honolulu, HI 96813
Telephone: (808) 235-3363
Fax: (866) 310-1787