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David W. Barlow has many years of experience as a personal injury lawyer in Hawaii. He has a proven record of successfully obtaining fair compensation for his clients who are injured in accidents. 


Attorney Barlow is admitted to the Hawaii State Bar and also the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.  He is on the Board of Governors of the Hawaii Association for Justice and he is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association.


By invitation from Hawaii State Chief Justice Recktenwald, Mr. Barlow is an Arbitrator for the Hawaii State Court Annexed Arbitration Program.


Mr. Barlow worked for the U.S. Air Force JAG Office at Hurlburt Field in Florida.  He also clerked for Chief District Judge Gary Nafziger of the Second Judicial District of Kansas.  


He earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Washburn University School of Law and his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Weber State University.

Mr. Barlow was Student Editor-in-Chief of the Family Law Quarterly, a publication of the American Bar Association. He served as President of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Washburn Chapter.  


Top Honolulu Accident Attorney


The National Trial Lawyers Association selected David W. Barlow as one of the top trial attorneys in Hawaii. Such a selection is "extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership."


Mr. Barlow has also been selected as one of the top litigation attorneys in the State of Hawaii by the American Society of Legal Advocates. "The ASLA is an invitation-only organization comprised of the nation's most skilled lawyers...who combine stellar legal credentials and show promising commitment to community engagement, leadership, and the highest professional standards."


Experienced Hawaii Accident Attorney


Mr. Barlow has years of experience as a Hawaii personal injury lawyer.  He has represented clients in bench and jury trials in Hawaii State Circuit Court and the United States District Court.


Languages spoken: French

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Practice areas


  1. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
  2. Insurance: 20%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Car Accident: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Aryan Aliakbarzadeh

    I highly recommend Mr. David Barlow. He is a very knowledgeable and caring advocate for his clients.


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Contact info

Law Office of David W. Barlow

733 Bishop St.
Suite 2390
Honolulu, HI, 96813-4022


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 10 Hawaii Personal Injury AttorneyNational Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal AdvocatesN/A
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CAAP ArbitratorHawaii State Courts2013 - Present
Founding AttorneyLaw Offices of David W. Barlow2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyTurbin and Chu2008 - 2009
Legal AssistantJAG, U.S. Air Force2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hawaii Association for JusticeBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
KindleThe Ultimate Guide to Accident Injury Cases in Hawaii2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Weber State UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A