Luminate Law

Michelle O. Yip

Of Counsel

  • Overview
  • Recognition & Awards
  • Publications

Michelle O. Yip is a commercial litigator and business lawyer.  Before entering private practice, she clerked for the Honorable Alan C. Kay of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai`i and the Honorable Richard R. Clifton of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  She was the valedictorian of her class at the William S. Richardson School of Law.

Michelle has taught Business Law and Legal Environment courses as an adjunct professor at Wayland Baptist University.

  • Overall Best Brief, William S. Richardson School of Law (2010)
  • AmJur awards for Torts, Business Associations, Second Year Seminar, and Federal Taxation
  • Noa Ching & Michelle Oh, Ala Loop and the Private Right of Action under Hawai’i Constitution Article XI, Section 9: Charting a Path toward a Cohesive Enforcement Scheme, 33 U. Haw. L. Rev. 367 (2010)
  • Michelle Oh, A Self-Executing Article XI, Section 9-–The Door For a Bivens Action for Environmental Rights?  34 U. Haw. L. Rev. 187 (2012)

Practice Areas

Education

  • J.D., William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
  • B.A., Liberty University

Admissions

  • Hawaii
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawai`i
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals