Jennifer L.C. Chan

Top rated Family Law attorney in Honolulu, Hawaii

Hamilton and Chan LLC
Jennifer L.C. Chan
Hamilton and Chan LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Hawaii since: 2007

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

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

Hamilton and Chan LLC

1003 Bishop St
Suite 1188
Honolulu, HI 96813 Visit website


As a partner at Hamilton and Chan LLC, Jennifer L.C. Chan represents the people of Hawaii in cases related to divorce, paternity, adoption and guardianship. Since 2007, she has focused her legal practice exclusively on issues such as retirement, alimony, property division, child support, child custody, relocation, and marital and premarital agreements.

Ms. Chan graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2003, then attended the William S. Richardson School of Law and obtained a Juris Doctor in 2007. During law school, she worked as a teaching assistant for appellate advocacy and was given the prestigious Cades Schutte Fleming & Wright Scholarship three years in a row.

As a compassionate, efficient and knowledgeable attorney, Ms. Chan is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii and the state of Hawaii. With over a decade of experience, she has gained a reputation as an active member of the legal community and protector of the best interests and rights of her clients as they navigate difficult, confusing times.

From 2010 to 2014, Ms. Chan contributed to the Child Custody Section of the Hawaii Divorce Manual and was the secretary of the Family Law Section of Hawaii State Bar Association in 2014. She has represented many different clients in unique situations from different backgrounds and is dedicated to managing their legal affairs as they work through the emotional and mental changes involved in a divorce.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2007, Hawaii

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Contributor, Hawaii Divorce Manual, Child Custody Section, 2010-2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court, District of Hawaii, 2007
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Secretary, 2014
  • Hawaii State Bar, 2007
  • Cades Schutte Fleming & Wright Scholarship Recipient, 2004-2006
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star for Hawaii, 2014
Educational Background:
  • Punahou School, 1999
  • University of California, Los Angeles - B.A. in English, 2003

Office location for Jennifer L.C. Chan

1003 Bishop St
Suite 1188
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: 808-524-3800


2 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

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