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Dominique Tansley, Esq.

1051 Keolu Drive, Suite 240

Kailua, Hawaii 96734

Phone: (808) 492-2391

Hello, my name is Dominique Malia Tansley and I am the lead attorney at Ohana Legal. I started my own Family Law firm because I wanted to practice law on a more personal level and use my skills to directly help people resolve their legal problems.


I have 24 years of legal experience working in Hawaii, as a paralegal and as an lawyer. When you hire me, you will be hiring a lawyer who is experienced and dedicated. I will take the time to listen to your concerns and answer your questions. I will explain the process and legal issues to you in plain English and provide a straightforward and honest assessment of your case.


On a personal note, I was born in Hawaii and moved back here after college and attended law school in Honolulu. I left a well-paid position at a corporate law firm to practice law on a more personal level. When I am not at the office, I like to relax by working in my vegetable garden or reading a good book.


Attorney Biography

Hiking at Kokohead Crater Botanical Garden

2010 - present

 My Vegetable Garden

Work experience


Ohana Legal, Principle & Lead Attorney (2013-Present)

Case Lombardi & Pettit, Associate Attorney (2011-2013)

Bendet Fidell, Associate Attorney (2009-2011)

The Festival Companies, In House Counsel (2005-2008)

Ayabe, Chong, Nishimoto, Sia & Nakamura, Litigation Paralegal  (1995-2001)

Kessner, Umebayashi, Bain & Matsunaga, Paralegal (1993-1995)





University of Hawai'i at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law

    Juris Doctor, 2005


University of  San Diego

   Paralegal Certificate, 1993


University of California at San Diego

   Bachelor of Arts, 1992


2010 - present

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