Mediation Experience

1975 – J.D., Law, New York University School of Law (Root-Tilden Scholar)
1970 – University of North Carolina (Morehead Scholar)

Hawaii Attorney

Work Experience
1988-Present: William C. Darrah, AAL, ALC, Principal
1976-1988: Douthit and Darrah, Attorneys at Law
1975: Law Clerk to Senior Federal Judge Gus J. Solomon, Portland, Oregon

Training Received
Neighborhood Justice Center Mediation Training
ABA Family Law Section Mediation Training
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Arbitration Training

Other Experience
Hawaii State Bar Association’s Family Law Section, Chairman (1989-1990, 1995, 2005)
Family Court Volunteer Settlement Master (1988, 2004-Present)
Family Court Volunteer Settlement Master Steering Committee (2003-Present)
Hawaii Supreme Court Committee on Statewide Divorce Practice Reform (2005-Present)
First Circuit Family Court Procedures Improvement Group (2006-Present)
Hawaii Supreme Court Permanent Committee on Hawaii Family Court Rules (2007-Present)
HSBA’s annual Divorce Law Update Program, Program Chair (1989-2007)
Family Law Section’s Journal of Hawaii Family Law, Editor (1990-Present)
HSBA’s Hawaii Divorce Manual, Editor (1992-Present)
Mediation Center of the Pacific, Senior Trainer for Divorce Mediators (1998-Present)
American Bar Association Family Law Section, Hawaii Law Reporter (1998-2007)
Family Court’s Divorce Law in Hawaii education program, Moderator (2002-Present)