Willard James Peterson
Willard James Peterson, American lawyer. Bar: Washington, Hawaii; United States Circuit Court Appeals (9th circuit); Supreme Court of the United States Court. Recipient O'Connor scholarship University Santa Clara, 1974. Member Washington Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar Association.
Peterson, Willard James was born on February 4, 1955 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Marlowe Theodore and Lauretta Marie (Flaig) Peterson.
Student, University Santa Clara, 1975. Bachelor in English with honours, University Washington, 1977. Juris Doctor, University Puget Sound, 1980.
Assistant attorney general Office of the Attorney General/Commonwealth Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan, 1981-1982. Associate Dinman & Yokoyama, Honolulu, 1983-1984. Deputy prosecutor Honolulu Prosecutor, 1984-1988.
Partner Peterson & Esser, Honolulu, since 1989.
Bar: Washington, Hawaii. United States Circuit Court Appeals (9th circuit). Supreme Court of the United States Court.
Contributing author: Hawaii Criminal Procedure Digest, 1989.
Member Washington Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar Association.