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Benjamin E. Lowenthal



  • University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • San Francisco State University, B.A., magna cum laude, Journalism, 2003
  • The Brief-Brief, Reporter and Editor, a law school publication, 2003 -2006
  • Arthur T. Ueoka Scholarship Recipient, 2005
  • Kansas University Tuition Graduate Grant, 2003 – 2006

Legal experience

  • Hawaii Legal News, Reporter and Editor-in-Chief, an online publication, 2007
  • Judge Corinne K. A. Watanabe, Intermediate Court of Appeals, Honolulu, Hawai‘i Law Clerk, 2006 – 2007
  • Professor Stacy L. Leeds, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas Research Assistant, 2005 – 2006
  • Paul E. Wilson Defender Project, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas Student Director, 2004 – 2006
  • Represented state and federal inmates in post-conviction litigation and prepared state appellate briefs and federal habeas corpus appeals


  • Urban Paradise Lost, San Francisco Journalism Project, in-depth article about an environmental lawsuit filed on behalf of an inner city neighborhood, 2003
  • Golden Gate [X]press, Reporter and Editor, a college newspaper, 2002 – 2003
  • Freelance Reporter, local newspapers, 2000 – 2001
  • The Baldwin Courier, Reporter and Editor-In-Chief, a high school newspaper, 1998 – 1999
  • Researched and edited papers on property rights and Federal Indian Law
  • Drafted chapter about the history of Native Hawaiian customary rights

Associations and memberships

  • Maui Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Wailuku, Hawaii Writer and Researcher, summer 2002
Philip H. Lowenthal serves clients in Maui and throughout the outer islands of Hawaii.