“Maui is my home and where I raised my family. As a community member, I feel it is my responsibility to make sure that people who are wrongfully injured here are protected under the law. Whether a case is big or small, I am committed to achieving the best results for every client.”
For over 35 years, Michael has dedicated his practice to helping those that are wrongfully injured. Over the years, Michael has successfully litigated complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases. One of his many cases involved a software defect that seriously injured his client and resulted in a recovery of more than $15,000,000.00. As an experienced attorney, Mr. Tateishi has appeared before the First Circuit Court in Honolulu, the Second Circuit Court in Maui, the Third Circuit Court in Kauai, Fifth Circuit Court in Hawaii, the Hawaii Supreme Court, the U.S. Federal District Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Michael was born on Oahu and moved to Maui in the 80s, and never left. He is married, and has three children and grandchildren. Michael enjoys swimming, cooking, and traveling when he can find the time.