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Paul Daniel Schmeding

Paul Daniel Schmeding, American lawyer. Bar: Hawaii 1985, United States District Court Hawaii 1987, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1990, United States Court Military Appeals 1987. Decorated Navy Achievement medal.


Schmeding, Paul Daniel was born on July 22, 1959 in Nelsonville, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Wesley and Kathryn Adrian (Young) Schmeding.


Bachelor, University Delaware, 1981. Juris Doctor, Hastings College Law, 1984. Postgraduate, Naval Justice School, 1986.


Trial counsel, United States Marine Corps, 1982-1984;chief legal assistance, United States Marine Corps, 1986-1988;defense counsel, United States Marine Corps, 1988-1989;trial counsel, United States Marine Corps, 1989-1990;associate, Robinson, Ferrara & Chur, Honolulu, 1990-1995;associate, Law Office of Christopher D. Ferrara, Kailua, since 1995. Arbitrator Court Justices of Hawaii, Honolulu, since 1990. Trial advocacy instructor United States Marine Corps, since 1990.

Certified trail and defense counsel United States Navy, since 1986.


Youth athletic coach baseball and soccer, Kailua, Hawaii, since 1986. Major United States Marine Corps Reserve. Member Association Trial Lawyers American, Hawaii Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, jogging, racquetball.


Married Deborah Ann Anderson, July 4, 1986. Children: Eli, Kathryn, Paul, Dylan.