Attorney-Client Relations Committee


Fee Dispute Program:

 

The Fee Dispute Program is a voluntary mediation/arbitration program to resolve fee disputes. An option for resolving disputes over attorneys fees. Call 808-537-0686 ext. 220 for questions or inquiries about working with your lawyer. Please note that our program is limited in scope and jurisdiction.

 

Step 1: Read the instructions regarding the program, then sign and date it. IT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR PETITION FORM,

 

Step 2: Download the rules to mediate/arbitrate a fee dispute for your information.

 

Step 3: Download the form to mediate/arbitrate a fee dispute.

 

Submit your petition and signed instruction form to:

 

Hawaii State Bar Association

Fee Dispute Program

Alakea Corporate Twr.

1100 Alakea Street, Suite 1000

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

 

Please note: There is no parking validation in our building.

 

 

Formal Complaints:

 

For complaints about unethical or questionable practices of licensed attorneys, please contact:

Office of disciplinary Counsel
1132 Bishop Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Telephone (808) 521-4591
Website: Office of Disciplinary Counsel

For complaints about losses due to attorney's dishonest conduct, please contact:

Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection
1132 Bishop Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Telephone (808) 599-2483
Website: Hawaii Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection