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.

Twenty-Seven Carlsmith Ball Lawyers Listed In The Best Lawyers In America 2016

Three Carlsmith lawyers were singled out for Lawyer of the Year awards: Joanne Lo Grimes, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Tom E. Roesser, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law; and, David W. K. Wong, Tax Law.

Daniel J. Padilla Joins Carlsmith Ball

Daniel J. Padilla has joined the firm as an associate in the firm's Honolulu office and a member of its Corporate & Business and Real Estate, Land Use & Hospitality practice groups.

Toby J.T. Yamashiro Join Carlsmith Ball

Yamashiro is an associate in the firm's Honolulu office, practicing in its Environmental Practice Group and Real Property section.

Carlsmith Ball Associate Mary Conklin Named A Rising Star For 2015

Mary R. Conklin has been selected for inclusion in Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition 2015.

Chambers USA Ranks Carlsmith Ball Among Top Law Firms For 2015—Recognizes 15 Carlsmith Partners

Carlsmith was ranked in the top bands for all five practice areas and fifteen firm attorneys—a Carlsmith all-time high number—were singled out for recognition this year. 

Lucas Love And Joyce Wing Yan Tam Join Carlsmith Ball In Honolulu

Love is a member of the firm's Tax, Estate Planning & Wealth Management Practice Group. Tam is an associate in the firm's Entertainment & Intellectual Property and Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups.

Benchmark Litigation Names Michael M. Purpura A Litigation Star And Lists Carlsmith Ball As Recommended For Litigation

Regarding Purpura, Benchmark noted, "A former federal prosecutor with White House experience, Michael Purpura is hailed by peers and clients to be practical and smart with "the savvy and experience and good judgment to handle the most complicated matters."

U.S. News And World Report And Best Lawyers Names Carlsmith Ball A Tier 1 Law Firm In 15 Practice Areas

U.S. News and The Best Lawyers in America® have listed the firm in Tier 1 for an impressive 15 practice areas and have additionally ranked the firm in Tier 2 for 9 more areas of law.