Joseph Dane, Associate

Practice Areas

Mr. Dane generally practices in the areas of business tax planning, State and Federal tax controversies, business and real estate transactions, and regulatory and administrative proceedings involving land use and environmental issues.

Before entering into the practice of law, Mr. Dane worked as software developer in a variety of fields, including Internet-based applications, geographical information processing and large-scale computing infrastructure.


  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, 2009
  • M.S., Information and Computer Science, University of Hawaii, Mānoa, 2000
  • B.S., Physics, University of California, Irvine, 1993
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Irvine, 1993


  • Mr. Dane is a member of the HSBA Tax and Business Law sections, and is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of Hawaii and the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.
  • Mr. Dane has taught the Business Associations course at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii.
  • While attending law school, Mr. Dane was a member of the editorial staff of the University of Hawaii Law Review, and won awards for excellence in Business Associations, Secured Credit, Debtor/Creditor Rights, and Trusts & Estates.