Attorney Profile

Christopher D. Thomas

Attorney at Law, & Mediator
American Savings Bank Tower
1001 Bishop Street, Suite 2925,
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Mr. Thomas is a former felony-level prosecuting attorney for the U.S. Air Force’s Active-Duty Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps and Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) for the U.S. Attorney in the District of Hawai’i. He is qualified and certified as a USAF JAG Defense Attorney (2001-2004 Active Duty and Still Certified), and provided legal Defense Services to members of the Pacific Air Forces in Hawai’i, Guam, Japan, and Korea. He is a former clerk to the Honorable Joseph F. Bataillon, U.S. District Court Judge, Omaha, Nebraska (1999). He is a formally trained mediator, and is a Master’s Degree Candidate in Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution from Creighton University (2010-Present;

Mr. Thomas is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University, Creighton University School of Law (Juris Doctorate), and U.S. Air Force Officer Training School (present rank of Captain, USAF JAG Corps).

He is a member of the Hawai’i State Bar, and admitted to the Supreme Court and Federal District Court of Hawai’i since 2004; a member in good standing of the Colorado State Bar and admitted to Supreme Court and Federal District Courts of Colorado since 1999; admitted to U.S. Court of Military Appeals in 2000. He is a member of the Hawai’i State Bar’s Family Law Section.

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Whether via aggressive courtroom litigation, use of alternative dispute resolution, or just practical down to earth advice, Christopher believes that success is founded by moving boldly forward to resolution in the most timely and reasoned manner possible.

His Honolulu-based office allows the ability to represent individuals throughout all of Hawaiian Islands and Court jurisdictions, as well as clients based on the U.S. Mainland.

Mr. Thomas’s primary focus of practice is in the litigation arena; with a strong focus on family law litigation, including divorce, custody, post-divorce enforcement, guardianship and paternity matters. He is also highly experienced in the advancement and defense of both criminal and civil restraining order matters.

Christopher also brings his experience as a former U.S. Air Force JAG Officer to represent U.S. military uniformed service members, their dependents, and military civilian contractors on Oahu and throughout the Pacific Rim.

  • Creighton University School of Law
    • JD – Juris Doctor 1998
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University
    • BA – Bachelor of Arts 1994
  • Creighton U.
    • MA – Masters
  • Veteran’s Administration, Accredited Claims Attorney -2017 – Present
  • Hawaii Court Appointed Arbitration Program, Arbitrator- 2011 – Present
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member- 2005 – Present
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Member- 2003 – Present
  • American Bar Association, Member- 1999 – Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Attorney – 1999 – Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member – 1998 – Present