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Lisa Ho Wong Jacobs

Mediation Attorney at Kailua, HI

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also known as Lisa Jacobs, Better Way Divorce, also known as Pono Divorce

  • Licensed for 29 years
    State HI
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Lisa

Learn Lisa’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    50%
    Practice niched and limited to Collaborative Divorce Attorney representation, Divorce Mediation Mediator role, and other divorce non-adversarial resolution processes.

    28 years, 1,850 cases

  2. Mediation
    50%
    Divorce and parenting plan mediation.

    13 years, 110 cases

Experienced, Compassionate Problem-Solver dedicated to helping navigate your family though the divorce process in a peace-promoting manner suited to the interests of your family. I refrain from engaging in any divorce-related litigation in my practice. I have assisted nearly two thousand clients achieve growth in their personal lives.

Location

Better Way Divorce, also known as Pono Divorce
555 Paakiki Place
Kailua, HI, 96734

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Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney-Mediator
  • Wevorce
  • 2015 - Present
  • Mediator
  • Mediation Center of the Pacific
  • 2013 - Present
  • Founder, Collaborative Attorney & Mediator
  • Better Way Divorce, also known as Pono Divorce
  • 2012 - Present
  • Online Mediator
  • Virtual Mediation Lab
  • 2012 - Present
  • Attorney, Mediator & Facilitator
  • Lisa Jacobs, Attorney at Law, LLLC
  • 2002 - Present
  • Assistant Mediaton Trainer
  • Mosten Mediation Services
  • 2015 - 2015
  • Facilitator, Kids First Program
  • Hawaii Family Court of the First Circuit
  • 1999 - 2001
  • Supervisory Attorney-Advisor
  • Naval Legal Service Office Pacific Detachment
  • 1996 - 2002
  • Associate Attorney
  • Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel
  • 1994 - 1996
  • Summer Associate
  • Hassard Bonnington Rogers and Huber
  • 1993 - 1993
  • Summer Extern Law Clerk
  • Chambers of U.S. District Judge Thelton E. Henderson
  • 1992 - 1992
  • Welfare Paralegal
  • Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • 1990 - 1991
  • Managing Paralegal
  • Bankruptcy Legal Services
  • 1988 - 1990
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Education

  • Mosten Mediation Services
  • Certificate of completion, 40-hour Divorce Mediation training
  • 2015
  • Santa Clara University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Santa Clara University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1988
  • Mediation Center of the Pacific
  • Mediation Trainings
  • N/A
  • Pacific Center for Collaboration
  • Facilitation Trainings
  • N/A
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Collaborative Divorce Trainings
  • N/A
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Associations

  • Association For Conflict Resolution -- Hawaii Chapter
  • President
  • 2015 - Present
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Co-Chair
  • 2015 - Present
  • Divorce Mediation Virtual Study Group
  • Mentor
  • 2015 - Present
  • Hawaii Collaborative Professionals Study Group
  • Co-Founder
  • 2014 - Present
  • Counseling and Coaching Collaborative
  • Co-Founder
  • 2014 - Present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Collaborative Divorce Hawaii Practice Group
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Hawaii Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Family Law Section, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Domestic Mediator Of The Year
  • Mediation Center Of The Pacific
  • 2016
  • Scholarship, 17th Annual Networking and Educational Forum
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • 2016
  • Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Hawaii
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc.
  • 2015
  • Scholarship, 14th Annual Networking and Educational Forum
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • 2013
  • Civilian of the Year
  • Naval Legal Service Office Pacific, Pearl Harbor
  • 2000
  • American Jurisprudence Award -- Estate Planning Seminar
  • Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
  • 1994
  • Law Faculty Scholarship
  • Santa Clara University School of Law
  • 1991
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Publications

  • American Bar Association
  • Excerpt in Forrest Mosten's upcoming book, The Family Lawyer's Guide to Unbundling Legal Services
  • 2017
  • Honolulu Star Advertiser
  • "Time to Unleash the Peacemakers"
  • 2015
  • Honolulu Star Advertiser
  • "Mediation Can Help In Mauna Kea Issue"
  • 2015
  • Kailua Beach Neighbor Magazine
  • "What is Appropriate Dispute Resolution? How Can a Collaborative Divorce Help Me and My Spouse Separate in a Cost-Effective, Private, Swift and Peaaceful Mannter?
  • 2015
  • Honolulu Star Advertiser
  • "State Law Provides More Collaborative Divorce Process"
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • Monthly membership meeting
  • Mediation and Facilitation Best Practices
  • 2016
  • Leadership Summmit
  • Holistic Problem Solving and Nonviolent Communication
  • 2016
  • Law School class
  • Collaborative Divorce workshop
  • 2016
  • HSBA Section meeting
  • Mediation 101: Alternative Dispute Resolution Speakers Panel
  • 2016
  • Annual Mediation Training
  • Mediation Workshop
  • 2016
  • Annual Bar Convention
  • The Value of Mediation in Complex Disputes
  • 2016
  • Accelerated Divorce Mediation Training
  • Mediator Best Practices
  • 2016
  • University of Hawaii School of Law
  • Mediation Training and Demonstration
  • 2015
  • Kapolei Public Library
  • The Many Benefits of Collaborative Law
  • 2015
  • Hawaii Women Lawyers
  • Innovative Solutions to Handling Family Law Conflicts: Mediation and Collaborative Law
  • 2015
  • Hawaii State Bar Association ADR Section and Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Defuse Conflict With Nonviolent, Compassionate Communication
  • 2015
  • Happiness U
  • Conscious Uncoupling: Collaborative Divorce 101
  • 2015
  • Family Law for Paralegals Course at Kapiolani Community College
  • Family Law ADR Processes: Mediation and Collaborative Divorce
  • 2015
  • Educational video, "Take Charge of Your Money"
  • Divorce: The Financial Issues
  • 2015
  • Educational video, "Take Charge of Your Money"
  • Handling Post-Divorce Finances
  • 2015
  • Educational video, "Take Charge of Your Money"
  • Collaborative Divorce and the Financial Neutral
  • 2015
  • Collaborative Divorce Interdisciplinary Team Training
  • Collaborative Divorce Legal Ethics
  • 2015
  • Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Defuse Conflict with Nonviolent Communication
  • 2015
  • Accelerated Divorce Mediation Training
  • Divorce Mediator Best Practices
  • 2015
  • 40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training
  • Divorce Mediation Basics
  • 2015
  • 40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training
  • Creating a Satisfying and Profitable Peacemaking Practice
  • 2015
  • Team Lally Radio Show
  • What is Collaborative Divorce?
  • 2014
  • Remax Realtors
  • What is Collaborative Divorce?
  • 2014
  • Legal Advice in Paradise
  • What is Pono Divorce?
  • 2014
  • Hawaii Psychological Association's Annual Convention
  • Alternatives to Divroce Litigation: Mediation and Collaborative Divorce
  • 2014
  • Hawaii Paralegal Association Brownbag Workshop
  • Collaborative Law and the Uniform Collaborative Law Act
  • 2014
  • Happiness U
  • Defuse Conflict with Compassionate Communication
  • 2014
  • ADR Section of the Hawaii State Bar and Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Collaborative Law in Hawaii: Conscious Uncoupling and More
  • 2014
  • Think Tech Hawaii
  • What is Pono Divorce?
  • 2013
  • Rotary Clubs throughout Oahu
  • Collaborative Practice: A Better Way to Conflict Resolution
  • 2013
  • Managing Your Wealth
  • What is Pono Divorce?
  • 2013
  • Collaborative Divorce Interdisciplinary Team Training
  • Collaborative Divorce Team Basics
  • 2013
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Kailua Mediation Lawyer Lisa Ho Wong Jacobs
Lisa Ho Wong Jacobs
Mediation Attorney
Kailua, HI
Licensed for 29 years