Meet the Staff
New Managing Attorney brings valuable experience
The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii welcomes Daniel O’Meara, Esq. as the new managing attorney of the Asset Protection Unit for the firm. Mr. O’Meara will oversee the firm’s housing, fair housing, consumer, tax and foreclosure practice.
Previously in private practice with the Dubin Law Office, Mr. O’Meara has a rich and diverse history in foreclosure defense, general civil practice, and real estate.
Mr. O’Meara completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Ohio State University and is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law.
Christilei Hessler joins the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii’s Asset Protection Unit as new Staff Attorney focusing on Fair Housing Enforcement
The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii welcomes Christilei Hessler, Esq. as its newest staff attorney in the firm’s Asset Protection Unit. Ms. Hessler will focus her practice in the areas of fair housing enforcement, housing, and consumer protection.
Ms. Hessler previously served as a law clerk for Judge Rom Trader and Judge Virginia Crandall for the First Circuit Court of the State of Hawaii.
She is a graduate of Santa Clara University and the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.