Fairbanks, David L

841 Bishop Street, Suite 600Honolulu, HI 96813- 3962

Updated: 03/21/2013



Office Info

Year Joined Firm

  • 1985

Practice Areas

  • Automobile
  • Aviation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts


Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1968
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987

Other Affiliations

  • Hawaii State Bar Association, 1984 - Present (President)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • International Society of Barristers
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Consumer Lawyers of Hawaii
  • American Inns of Court
  • Hawaii Federal Judicial Selection Commission (Member)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii (Member, Merit Selection Panel)
  • State of Hawaii (Member, Judicial Selection Commission)
  • Hawaii Lawyers Care (Board Member)
  • Hawaii Supreme Court (Trustee, Client's Security Trust Fund)
  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference for Hawaii (Lawyer Representative)
  • Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (Commissioner)
  • The Office of Disciplinary Counsel (Hearings Officer)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii (Chairman, Local Rules Committee)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Member)


  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers
  • Recipient, Consumer Lawyers of Hawaii's First Trial Lawyer, 1994 - Present

Past Positions

  • Honolulu Law Firm, Partner


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California, 1968
    Law Review: Santa Clara University School of Law, Editor
  • Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1962


Offers Free Initial Consultation


Published Works

  • Case Note Santa Clara Lawyer, 1967

Office Information


841 Bishop Street, Suite 600Honolulu, HI 96813- 3962


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