MICHAEL ANTHONY MARR, ESQ.
AREA OF EXPERTISEEmployment/Labor
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
MICHAEL ANTHONY MARR
Present Occupation: Arbitrator and Mediator
Association of American Judges 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)
Certificate Judicial National Judicial College
District Court Judge, State of Hawaii (Ret.)
(Per Diem, 1987 to 2022 – FTE 12 Years).
Presided over more than 1,000 civil and criminal trials.
ARBITRATION/LABOR RELATIONS EXPERIENCE:
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 exclusively dedicated to providing arbitration, mediation, and other neutral services in 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
PERMANENT PANELS AND/OR MULTIPULE SELECTION:
United States of America/Federal Sector Unions
State of Hawaii/United Public Workers
State of Hawaii/Hawaii Government Employees Union
State of Hawaii/Hawaii State Teachers Association
State of Hawaii/Department of Public Safety (Sheriff’s Department)
City and County of Honolulu/United Public Workers
City and County of Honolulu/Hawaii Government Employees Association
City and County of Honolulu/State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers (SHOPO)
University of Hawaii/University of Hawaii Professional Assembly
State of Hawaii County Governments/Various Public Sector Unions
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/Public Sector Unions
State of Oregon and political subdivisions/ Public Sector Unions
Los Angeles Police Department/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.
PUBLIC SERVICE AND COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK:
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, State of Hawaii Supreme Court Speaker’s 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
Remote ADR services (arbitration and mediation) are available provided both parties consent. Arbitrator uses the Zoom platform.