William C. Darrah - The Law Offices of William C. Darrah

William C. Darrah

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989
Phone: 808-533-2930

Practice limited to family law since 1976 • Collaborative divorce attorney, arbitrator, mediator, and litigator • Emphasis on financially complex divorce cases • Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (1985-present) • Hawai‘i's first Family Lawyer of the Year

Martindale-Hubbell “AV” highest attorney rating (1989-present) • Designated The Best Lawyers in America (1989-present) • Designated Hawai‘i “A+ Lawyer” (1993-present) • Designated Hawai‘i “Super Lawyer” (2008-present) • AAML certified divorce arbitrator (1992) • Arbitrator, private judge, mediator, and settlement master for Dispute Prevention Resolution, Inc. (2006-present)

Chairman of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association’s Family Law Section (1989-1990, 1995, 2005) • President of the Collaborative Divorce Hawai‘i Practice Group (2012-present)

Program chair for the Hawai‘i State Bar Association’s annual Divorce Law Update Program (1989-2007) • Editor of the Family Law Section’s Journal of Hawai‘i Family Law (1990-present) • Editor of the Bar Association’s Hawai‘i Divorce Manual (1992-present)

Best Lawyers in America First Hawai‘i Family Lawyer of the Year • Hawai‘i State Bar Association’s C. Frederick Schutte Award for Outstanding and Meritorious Service to the Legal Community and the Profession (1992) • Hawai‘i State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division President’s Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service to the Community (1997) • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (2006-present)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBA 1970New York UniversityJ.D. 1975
Hawaii State Bar AssociationFamily Law Section, Hawaii State Bar Association

Case History

Jackson v. Jackson, 84 Haw. 319 (App. 1997) — Leading Hawai‘i divorce property division case.
Eaton v. Eaton, 7 Haw. App. 111 (1987) — Leading Hawai‘i divorce third party joinder case
Aehegma v. Aehegma, 8 Haw. App. 215 (1990) — Leading Hawai‘i palimony case

Office Location

Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower, Suite 2820
737 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2009 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Honolulu Metro Area
William C. Darrah has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2009!

Practice Areas

Family Law (Divorce, Equitable Division, Marital Settlement Agreements)

Other Information

Gender: Male