Roth, Randall W.


Professor Roth specializes in professional responsibility, trusts and estates, federal taxation, and nonprofit organizations. He has served as President of the Hawaiʻi State Bar Association, Hawaiʻi Justice Foundation, Hawaiʻi Institute for Continuing Legal Education and Hawaiʻi Estate Planning Council, and as Associate Reporter for the Restatement of the Law (Third) Trusts project of the American Law Institute. Roth has been a visiting professor at the University of Chicago and University of Wisconsin, and has made presentations at dozens of other law schools, including Harvard, NYU, Columbia, Duke, UCLA and UC-Berkeley. He has been named Professor of the Year at three different law schools and given UH-Manoa’s highest awards for teaching excellence and for community service. In 2000 the Honolulu Star-Bulletin included him on its list of “100 Who Made a Difference in Hawaiʻi During the Twentieth Century,” and in 2005 the City of Honolulu’s Centennial Celebration Committee put him on its list of “100 Who Made Lasting Contributions During the City of Honolulu’s First 100 Years.” Roth was named Civic Leader of the Year in 1993 and again in 1997, and in 2009 he received the Gandhi, King, Ikeda award from Morehouse College for pursuit of social justice.

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