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Mr. Gavin Kazuo Doi

Mr. Gavin Kazuo Doi

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  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Hawaii
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Summary

Gavin, a founding partner of Doi/Luke, 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. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in Denver, Colorado. Previously, Gavin worked with the Child Support Enforcement Agency and the AmeriCorps 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 Distinguished rating with Martindale-Hubble®/Lawyers.com, and an Avvo rating of 10 out of 10. He can be e-mailed at: gkdoi@islandlawyers.com .

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Hawaii
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law clerk
Department of the Corporation Counsel, City and County of Honolulu
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Law clerk
The Hon. Wendell K. Huddy, First Circuit Court, State of Hawaii
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Program Planner/Grantwriter
Hawaii Human Development
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Legal assistant
Child Support Enforcement Agency, State of Hawaii
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Intern, Washington D.C.
United States Senator Daniel K. Inouye
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Education
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
J.D. / Law (1995)
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Activities: Transportation Law Journal (Business Manager), Moot Court (Trial, Negotiations, Client Counseling)
Reed College
B.A. / Political Science
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Awards
Outstanding Pro Bono Service
Hawaii Access to Justice Commission
Gavin Doi was honored for outstanding pro bono volunteer service by the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission and the Hawai State Legislature, at a ceremony held October 23, 2012, at the Hawaii Supreme Court. The Pro Bono Celebration 2012 awards ceremony recognized six volunteers from the legal community for their pro bono work.
Commendation - Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney
Hawaii State House of Representatives
The Hawaii State House of Representatives honored Mr. Doi in 2012 for his commitment to pro bono legal service.
Na Loio Pu'uwai Aloha Award
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, the largest clearinghouse for pro bono services in Hawaii, honored Mr. Doi in 2008 for his community pro bono work.
Na Loio Ho'ono'o Hana Award
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, the largest clearinghouse for pro bono services in Hawaii, honored Mr. Doi in 2008 for his varied pro bono commitments with VLSH.
Justice Award
Hawaii State Bar Association
The HSBA Justice Award honors one lawyer annually for their outstanding contribution to the ideals of justice.
Professional Associations
Hawaii State Bar
Member
- Current
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
Volunteer
- Current
Activities: Performs pro bono legal service through divorce clinics, neighborhood clinics, and individual pro bono cases.
Hawaii State High School Mock Trial Program
Coach
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Activities: Coached mock trial teams at Castle High School, Campbell High School, and McKinley High School.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Child Custody Litigation and Settlements
Aspatore Books, Thomson Reuters
What You Need to Know If You Decide to Go Out on Your Own
Hawaii State Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Social Media
Contact & Map
Doi/Luke, Attorneys at Law, LLLC
1600 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 1300
Honolulu, HI 96814
USA
Telephone: (808) 593-2199
Fax: (808) 593-2980