Mark F. Gallagher

Mark F. Gallagher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kailua, HI

Law Office of Mark Gallagher
 | 66 Kaiholu Place, Kailua, HI 96734
Phone: 808-535-1500
Fax: 888-806-1531
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2010, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of his own law firm in Kailua, Hawaii, Mark F. Gallagher has zealously represented people throughout the state who have been injured by the negligent and careless acts of others for over 20 years. The cases he has handled have included motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, motorcycle accidents, product liability claims, slip-and-falls, insurance claims and other significant personal injury cases involving brain injury, paralysis, burn injuries and other damages. He also represented numerous adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in claims brought against perpetrators and responsible institutions under Hawaii's "window" statute.

    Mr. Gallagher attended Tufts University, earning his bachelor’s degree in economics in 1985. He then pursued his legal education at Boston University School of Law, where he served as a case and note editor for the school's Review of Banking & Financial Law. Mr. Gallagher was awarded his law degree in 1988 and was admitted to practice law in Massachusetts the same year. He was later admitted to practice in Georgia and Hawaii. Mr. Gallagher is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

    Recognized by his fellow professionals for his excellent track record and superb ethics, Mr. Gallagher has earned many awards and accolades. They include a Distinguished BV rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.  He is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the Brain Injury Association of Hawaii.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    About Mark Gallagher

    Admitted: 1993, Hawaii

    Professional Webpage:


    • Editor, Annual Review of Banking Law, Boston University School of Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member and past Vice President, Hawaii Association for Justice
    • Litigation Section, Hawaii State Bar Association, member, former Interim Board Member  
    • Hawaii Association for Justice, member, former Vice President, Member of Board of Governors, Past Treasurer
    • Member, HSBA Attorney, Client Relations Committee
    • Hawaii State Bar Association Member, Past Director
    • Member of Board of Governors, Hawaii Association for Justice
    • Arbitrator, Court Annexed Arbitration Program
    • Brain Injury Association of Hawaii, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, Volunteer Attorney


    • Ranches v. City and County of Honolulu, 115 Haw. 462,168 P.3d 592 (2007)

    Educational Background:

    • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1985
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    Office Location for Mark F. Gallagher

    66 Kaiholu Place
    Kailua, HI 96734

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    Last Updated: 8/24/2020

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