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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.

13 Carlsmith Ball Attorneys And Five Practice Areas Recognized By Chambers USA 2021

Carlsmith Ball LLP is proud to announce that 13 attorneys across the firm’s Hawaii offices were ranked among the country’s top lawyers in their respective practice areas. The firm was also ranked in five areas.

Carlsmith Ball Contributes to the Hawaii Real Estate Law Manual

Honolulu Partner Rodd H. Yano served as one of three co-editors of Volume 1 of the third edition of the Hawaii Real Estate Law Manual.

Carlsmith Ball Hires Anthony Ayres in Honolulu Office

Carlsmith Ball LLP has hired Anthony "AJ" Ayres as an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice group in Honolulu.

Melissa Lambert Provides Recommendation to Employers on Vaccine Policy

In the most recent Star-Advertiser "Lawyer Up" column, Honolulu Partner Melissa Lambert provides considerations for employers to keep in mind as they establish their policies around vaccination.

Carlsmith Ball Hires Alicia Fung in Honolulu Office

Carlsmith Ball LLP has hired Alicia Fung as an associate in the firm’s Transactional practice group in Honolulu. Her practice will touch on the areas of real estate and real estate development, as well as business transactions and corporate law.



Carlsmith Ball Hires Attorney and CPA Vasana Chiu in Honolulu Office

Carlsmith Ball LLP has hired Vasana Chiu, CPA, as an associate in the firm’s Tax and Estate Planning practice group in Honolulu.

Carlsmith Ball Named One of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2021

Carlsmith Ball LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firm” rankings for 2021. 

Carlsmith Ball Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021

Carlsmith Ball is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys from its Hawaii offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Partner Lindsay McAneeley Talks Negotiation at Leadership Conference

The annual Leadership Conference is Hawaii’s largest professional development conference, and this year it will be completely virtual.

Managing partner Laura Lucas appointed as a board director of the Hawaii State Bar Foundation

Congratulations to Carlsmith Ball managing partner, Laura Lucas, who has been appointed as a board director of the Hawaii State Bar Foundation.