News, Events & Awards

News, Events & Awards

See how our attorneys are shaping the legal landscape through commentary on important client issues, professional development seminars, and national and local designations.

Carlsmith Ball Commits to 160 Hours of Community Service -Commemorates firm’s 160th year

The firm has announced its commitment to donating 160 hours of community service in 2017. This year marks 160 years since Carlsmith Ball began serving the Hawaii community from its first office in Hilo, Hawaii.

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15 Carlsmith Ball Attorneys and 5 Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2017

Carlsmith Ball has been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA. The firm is ranked in five practice areas, and 15 Carlsmith Ball attorneys were recognized for their individual achievements.

Nancy Zhao selected as fellow for Hawaii State Bar Association Leadership Institute

Ms. Zhao was selected from a competitive pool of applicants across the state and is the first Maui office attorney to represent the firm.

Paul Ueoka to serve on Hawaii Judicial Selection Commission

Paul Ueoka, partner in the Maui office, was appointed to serve on the Hawaii Judicial Selection Commission (JSC) for a six-year term beginning April 2, 2017.

Carlsmith Welcomes Kai Wang Back to Honolulu Office

Kai Wang has rejoined the firm as a partner based in the Honolulu office. Wang’s practice will focus on real estate, land use, hospitality and cross-border investment.

Joanne Lo Grimes Distinguished with Hawaii Women Lawyers Award

Joanne Lo Grimes, a partner in Carlsmith Ball’s Honolulu office, has been recognized as the  2016 Outstanding Woman Lawyer of the Year  by Hawaii Women Lawyers.

Joseph A. Ball honored as Lawyer of the Century

The Long Beach Bar Association celebrated its centennial anniversary and honored Joseph A. Ball as “Lawyer of the Century."

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Kenji Price and Melissa H. Lambert to serve as lawyer delegates to the U.S. District Court Judicial Conference

Of Counsel Kenji M. Price and Melissa H. Lambert have both been selected by the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii to serve a three-year term as lawyer delegates at Hawaii's annual United States District Court Conference.

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Carlsmith Ball Announces Hiring of Ian Wesley-Smith and Derek Simon as Associates in Honolulu Office

HONOLULU - December 22, 2016-Carlsmith Ball ​is pleased to announce Ian Wesley-Smith and Derek Simon have joined the firm as associates in the firm's Honolulu office.

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Carlsmith Ball Law Firm Awarded Top Honor By U.S. News & World Report

Carlsmith Ball LLP has been named one of the "Best Law Firms" in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers list of firms.

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