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Posted on July 28th, 2015

Daniel J. Padilla Joins Carlsmith Ball

HONOLULU, HAWAII-July 28, 2015-Carlsmith Ball is pleased to announce that 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.

Padilla received his J.D. from the University of Hawai'i, William S. Richardson School of Law, where he served as a teaching and research assistant. Prior to joining the firm, Padilla served as an Extern for The Honorable Richard W. Pollack, Hawai'i Supreme Court. In addition, he developed and presented the law curriculum for the Hawai'i's Forensic Medical Examiners certification course, drafted legal memoranda for the Hawai'i State Board of Education, and examined federal issues related to the rights of Native Hawai'ians and the administration of the Hawai'ian Homelands for the U.S. Department of the Interior. Before law school, Daniel enjoyed a long and successful career in music. He performed as a member of the Honolulu Symphony for nearly a decade, served as Director of Orchestras at the University Laboratory School, and taught as a Lecturer at Chaminade University.

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