All neutrals on the DPR Panel are willing to travel to the neighbor islands and the mainland. If you have any questions, please contact DPR at (808) 523-1234

    Email: MmarrADR@aol.com
    Present Occupation: Attorney, Arbitrator and Mediator

    Washington State Bar Association (1979) – Hawaii State Bar Association    (1980)
    Supreme Court of the United States – United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    United States District Court/Western District of Washington – United States District Court of Hawaii
    Labor and Employment Relations Association – Society of Federal Labor Relations Professionals
    State of Hawaii Broker and Realtor


    BA – Political Science University of Washington, 1975 – (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa)
    JD  – Law University of San Francisco, 1978 – (Two Scholarships)

    February 16, 1979 to Present – Law Offices of Michael Anthony Marr

    With the exception of providing legal services to Hawaii’s indigent community, the law practice is primarily dedicated to providing arbitration, mediation, and other neutral services to the area of labor and employment law in the federal, public, and private sectors.


    Military (army, navy, air force, and national guard), architecture, airlines, aerospace, medical/hospital, advertising, automotive, bakery, banking, broadcasting, education, communications, construction, engineering, food (manu./proc./service), energy and nuclear power, entertainment/arts, hotels/motels/casinos/resorts, machinery, oil, gas, and petrochemicals, United States Border Guards, police and highway patrol, sheriffs, prison guards, fire, public utilities, office workers/clerical, organizations, printing and publishing, public utilities, real estate, shipbuilding/dry docks, transportation, trucking and storage, warehousing, and restaurants.


    Interest Arbitration, jurisdiction, arbitrability, absenteeism, conduct (off-duty)/personal, demotion, employee discipline (discharge and non-discharge), discrimination, age, race, disability and sex, grievance procedures, drug/alcohol offenses, collective bargaining, agreement interpretation, lay-offs/bumping/recall, past practices, seniority, subcontracting/contracting out, hiring practices, work conditions and safety, work orders, job performance, seniority/tenure/reappointment, harassment, violence/threats, management and union rights, arbitrability (procedural and substantive), complex discovery and prehearing motions, i.e., nonmutual offensive issue preclusion, res judicata, protective orders, and summary disposition, and National Labor Relations Board Deferrals.


    United States District Court of Hawaii Mediation Panel – Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
    Hawaii Labor Relations Board – Oregon State Employment Relations Board
    California State Mediation and Conciliation Service    Los Angeles City Employee Relations Board
    Maine Labor Relations Commission – Michigan Employment Relations Commission
    Montana Board of Personnel Appeals – National Association of Securities Dealers
    National Arbitration Forum – Nevada Employee Relations Board
    Nebraska Employee Relations Board – Washington State Labor Relations Commission

    United States of America/Various Federal Sector Unions
    State of Hawaii/United Public Workers
    State of Hawaii/Hawaii Government Employees Union
    State of Hawaii/Hawaii State Teacher’s Association
    City and County of Honolulu/United Public Workers
    City and County of Honolulu/Hawaii Government Employees Association
    Kuakini Hospital/Hawaii Nurses Association
    Aloha United Way/United Public Workers
    Oahu Transit Services, Inc./Hawaii Teamsters & Allied Workers, Local 996, AFL-CIO
    Oahu Transit Services, Inc./Hawaii Teamsters & Allied Workers, Local 996, AFL-CIO- (Also listed as an “Expedited Case Arbitrator”)
    Association of Aerospace Workers and American Presidential Lines
    Association of Aerospace Workers and American Presidential Lines- (Also listed as the “Permanent Arbitrator”)
    State of Alaska/International Masters, Mates, and Pilots Union
    State of Washington and political subdivisions/Various Public Sector Unions
    State of Oregon and political subdivisions/Various Public Sector Unions
    Los Angeles Police Department/Various Public Sector Unions


    Former Editor and primary writer for the Hawaii Labor and Employment Law Alert (“HLELA”). The HLELA was published four (4) times per year, once for each season, and alerted attorneys and neutral service providers to labor and employment law opinions issued by the United States Supreme Court, the United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the State of Hawaii Supreme Court, the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals, the Hawaii Labor Relations Board, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

    Trustee/Secretary for the State of Hawaii Supreme Court Client Protection Fund
    Member, State of Hawaii Supreme Court Commission on Civility and Professionalism
    Volunteer Judge for the State of Hawaii Supreme Court’s Speaker Program
    Volunteer Appellate Court Judge for the University of Hawaii Mock Trial Program
    Volunteer Trial Judge for the State of Hawaii Annual High School Mock Trial Tournament
    Volunteer Mediator at the Mediation Center of the Pacific
    Pro Bono attorney for Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii

    FEES:  Contact Dispute Prevention & Resolution, Inc