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Honolulu Drug Charge Defense Attorneys There Are Things You Can do to Protect Yourself

A drug charge can carry severe penalties. If charged, an individual may face large fines, loss of license, and mandatory prison time. Both state and federal drug crimes are taken seriously by the state, and anyone who is charged with a drug crime should seek legal representation immediately. If arrested, politely refuse to answer any questions and ask to speak to an attorney. Remember, anything you say to the police, before or after an arrest, will be used against you should you be charged with a crime. Even if they say they just want to ask a few questions, speak to an attorney first.

At Harrison & Matsuoka, Attorneys at Law, William A. Harrison has successfully handled numerous drug cases throughout the State of Hawaii and other States. He is known for his aggressive representation of clients charged with drug and other crimes. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, contact us online or call us at 808-523-7041. Feel free to call us at any time - We answer our phones 24 hours a day.

Criminal Defense Attorneys With More Then 30 Years Of Experience

At Harrison & Matsuoka, we provide Oahu with legal representation involving the following state and federal drug crimes:

  • Drug possession
  • Drug distribution
  • Drug trafficking
  • Producing or manufacturing
  • Drug selling
  • Possession with the intent to sell
  • Conspiracy
  • Racketeering

We have successfully handled cases involving marijuana, hashish, ecstasy, steroids, human growth hormone, amphetamines, and prescribed medications including OxyContin, Oxycodone, Valium, and codeine products. If you have been charged with a crime including one of these or any other drug, contact our attorneys.

Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers

We understand what is at stake for an individual charged with a drug crime. A sentence could include significant incarceration, large fines, court costs, restitution, and more. We understand the importance of protecting our clients' constitutional rights throughout the process. We work to obtain the best possible outcome for clients.

The defense attorneys of Harrison & Matsuoka have a long history of success in drug criminal defense, having represented clients for more than 30 years in federal criminal defense cases. Attorney William Harrison has been named by Hawaii ''Super Lawyers'' magazine as one of the top attorneys in Hawaii since 2008. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers. Attorney Harrison is also listed in "Best Lawyers in America" and "Honolulu Magazines's Top Lawyers in Hawaii." He is also AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Our attorneys...

Successfully represented the first Japanese organized crime member (yakuza) accused and tried in the United States

Successfully represented a client in the largest reverse drug sting operation in Hawaii

Successfully represented a client in the largest hashish case in the United States

Contact Harrison & Matsuoka

Don't let a drug charge ruin the lives of you and your family. Contact our lawyers to schedule a free consultation regarding your legal issue. We answer phones 24 hours a day - call us at 808-523-7041.

Harrison & Matsuoka, Attorneys at Law
Davies Pacific Center
841 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Telephone: 808-523-7041
Fax: 808-538-7579

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