Carlsmith Ball LLP has hired Erika Gustin as an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice group in Honolulu.
Gustin received her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in Notre Dame, Indiana. There, she co-founded the Notre Dame Exoneration Project and Wrongful Conviction Externship, working on post-conviction cases for innocent clients. She also co-founded Impowerus, a case management software that pairs young immigrants in need of legal aid with attorneys and assists law firms with streamlining their pro bono practice. As a law student, she also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Justice Michael Wilson of the Hawaii Supreme Court.
“Erika’s innovative mindset and passion for justice make her an exciting addition to our litigation team,” said Joanne Lo Grimes, co-chair of Carlsmith Ball. “As a summer associate in our Honolulu office last year, she is warmly welcomed back to Carlsmith Ball.”
Gustin received her bachelor's degree in business law and Master of Science in business analytics from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Her affiliations include the Hawaii State Bar Association and American Bar Association. She is also involved with the Notre Dame Club of Hawaii.