Other Areas of Law
Visitation; Paternity; Alimony; Adoption; Premarital And Marital Agreements; Consumer Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy
Pan Am Building, 1600 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 1300, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Reed College, B.A., Political Science, 1990
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1995
Hawaii State Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section).
Gavin was born and reared in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, graduating from McKinley High School, and receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in Denver, Colorado. Previously, Gavin has worked with the Child Support Enforcement Agency and the SAVD Domestic Violence Clinic. An advocate of pro bono legal work, Gavin volunteers time with Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii and the Hawai’i State Bar Association.
In 2013, Gavin co-authored the book Child Custody Litigation and Settlements (Aspatore Books/Thomson West), penning the section “Working with Your Client Towards a Successful Child Custody Case.” Gavin is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the HSBA Family Law Section, and was presented with the 2002 Justice Award by the Hawaii State Bar Association, which honors one lawyer annually for their outstanding contribution to the ideals of justice. The Hawaii Access to Justice Commission honored Gavin in 2012 for his pro bono service to the community.
Gavin has extensive experience in divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, restraining orders, and other family law matters, and has a Martindale-Hubble® rating of Very High Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, and an Avvo rating of 9.7 out of 10. He can be e-mailed at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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