Bruce D. Voss becomes new name partner of Bays Lung Rose Voss
The firm is happy to announce that the name of partner Bruce D. Voss has been added
to the new firm name of Bays Lung Rose Voss. Voss has been with the firm since
1995. His areas of practice include real estate and land use litigation, complex business
disputes and employment law and litigation.
Throughout his career with the firm Voss has worked on a number of high-profile
landmark cases including the 1999 Xerox shooting, the 1999 removal of Kamehameha
School’s Trustee Lokelani Lindsey, and more recently, the 2014 Bridge Aina Lea case
where the Hawaii Supreme Court upheld the lower court’s overturning of the State Land
Use Commission’s unlawful down-zoning of 1,000-acre Kohala Cost property planned
for major residential mixed-use development.
Voss worked as a business newspaper reporter and a television news reporter in
Hawaii prior to joining the legal profession. He remains active in the media community,
counseling Hawaii news organizations on compliance issues and defending libel claims.
Voss is a Board member of Hawaii’s public television station, PBS Hawaii, and provides
pro bono legal services for its groundbreaking Hiki No Student News Network. In 2019,
Governor David Ige appointed Mr. Voss to a second three-year term as a member of
the Hawaii State Board of Education, overseeing all public schools in the state. Mr.
Voss is a proud graduate of the Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii,
and Kalaheo High School in Kailua.
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