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James S. Bostwick
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the Country
  • Highest Medical Malpractice Verdict in the Country
  • Nationally Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist
  • Best Lawyers® Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates
    The Inner Circle of Advocates

    Invitation-only organization of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the U.S.

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Former President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, limited to the top 500 trial lawyers in the U.S.

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates

    An invitation-only group of top trial lawyers in the nation.

    ~Hawaii Chapter~

  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
    American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

    James Bostwick is a nationally certified medical malpractice specialist and founding member.

  • Best Lawyer 2021
    Best Lawyer 2021

    Recognized since it's inception in 1983 by this peer-reviewed publication, comprised of the best legal talent in the world.

  • Super Lawyers 2021
    Super Lawyers 2021

    James Bostwick has been named as a Top 100 medical malpractice attorney in Northern California.

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
    National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

    Recognized among The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  • Lawdragon
    Lawdragon

    James Bostwick is in the Hall of Fame and featured among the Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    An exclusive group limited to less than 1% of U.S. attorneys who have won multi-million dollar results.

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James S. Bostwick

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Attorney James Bostwick, founder of Bostwick & Peterson, LLP, is widely regarded as one of the most successful personal injury, medical malpractice, and birth injury attorneys in the nation. For over four decades, Mr. Bostwick has been a trial attorney dedicated to pursuing justice for his clients and has obtained many verdict and settlement record-setting results at the state and local level.

Mr. Bostwick is:

  • Admitted to and in good standing with The Hawaii Bar Association

  • Founding Member and Certified Specialist in Medical Malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability

  • Invited Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

  • The past president of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

  • A member of the Inner Circle of Advocates – invitation-only for the top 100 plaintiff's lawyers in the nation.

  • Lawdragon Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers (2020 and 2021)

Mr. Bostwick is also frequently featured in the news media for his work on prominent and high-profile cases. He has appeared on Walter Cronkite 6 O’Clock News, Newsweek, Town and Country, and Forbes. Perhaps one of Mr. Bostwick's highest honors is being chosen as "Trial Lawyer of the Year" in 2012.

If you are interested in having Mr. Bostwick handle your case, contact the firm by filling out a free case evaluation form.

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Awards
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates

    Invitation-only organization of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the U.S.

    The Inner Circle of Advocates
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Former President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, limited to the top 500 trial lawyers in the U.S.

    International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

    An invitation-only group of top trial lawyers in the nation.

    ~Hawaii Chapter~

    American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

    James Bostwick is a nationally certified medical malpractice specialist and founding member.

    American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
  • Best Lawyer 2021

    Recognized since it's inception in 1983 by this peer-reviewed publication, comprised of the best legal talent in the world.

    Best Lawyer 2021
  • Super Lawyers 2021

    James Bostwick has been named as a Top 100 medical malpractice attorney in Northern California.

    Super Lawyers 2021
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

    Recognized among The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

    National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Lawdragon

    James Bostwick is in the Hall of Fame and featured among the Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America.

    Lawdragon
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    An exclusive group limited to less than 1% of U.S. attorneys who have won multi-million dollar results.

    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Why Choose Bostwick & Peterson, LLP?

  • James Bostwick Is A Nationally Certified Specialist By The American Board Of Professional Liability
  • Included In The List Of "Best Lawyers In America" By U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Since Its Inception In 1983
  • James Bostwick Received The Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award Of Merit"
  • Invite-Only Member Of The Inner Circle of Advocates, Limited To The Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers
  • Record-Setting Verdicts & Settlements In Four States, For Malpractice, Truck, And Auto Accidents
  • Best Lawyers® Trial Lawyer Of The Year In 2012

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