Maritime & Admiralty Practice

JAW LEGAL also pracitces maritime and admiralty law in Hawaii and California and has 14 years experience assisting clients with maritime legal matters.  Jared A. Washkowitz, Esq. (JAW) has been designated a Proctor in Admiralty by the Maritime Law Association of the United States.


Maritime practice areas include: 


  • Vessel Documentation & Registration

  • USCG Vessel Inspections

  • Vessel  Title, Sales and Financing

  • Licensing & Regulatory Compliance

  • Charter Parties

  • Seaman/Passenger Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

  • Jones Act claims

  • Death on the High Seas Act

  • Longshoreman and Harbor Workers Compensation Act

  • Limitation of Liability

  • Sec. 905(b) Claims Against Vessel

  • Seaman Wages and Employment Issues

  • Maritime Products Liability

  • Marine Pollution and Response

  • Salvage, Towage andTreasure

  • Cargo Preference

  • Vessel Re-flagging

  • MARAD Regulation

  • Ocean Cargo Losses

  • Vessel Arrests and Attachment

  • Maritime Liens


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