The law firm of Carlsmith Ball LLP was established in 1857 in Hilo, Hawaii. The firm currently has 75 attorneys in 6 offices located throughout Hawaii and in Guam and Los Angeles.
Our firm assists businesses in solving problems or concerns that arise in the course of business operations. The attorneys in this firm concentrate exclusively in business law and have extensive experience with the industries in the Pacific Region. Our clientele includes businesses from the construction, health care, retail, real estate, transportation, maritime, media, agricultural, education, tourism, entertainment, and finance industries, amongst others. Our understanding of the Pacific Region, including extensive foreign language capabilities, allows us to provide you a distinct combination of technical skills and practical experience to serve your legal and business needs.
With more than 150 years of successful practice, we identify and anticipate obstacles to business procedures and solve problems more rapidly than less experienced firms. Our attorneys have long-established working relationships with the regulators in our jurisdictions, making us knowledgeable of the internal, informal administrative practices of government agencies, and the political forces that affect their decision making outcomes. This means more cost-effective representation for our clients.
Our goals are to:
Assist you in developing a business structure which complements the operational and financial needs of your company.
Anticipate business issues which may affect your company and guide you in efficiently resolving any problems or obstacles that arise.
Develop options to enable you to avoid or minimize potential problems.
Provide a level of client service which will ensure that you return to Carlsmith Ball LLP time and again and recommend our firm to others.