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Jamila E. Jarmon

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Phone: (808) 599-3811
Fax: (808) 694-3090

745 Fort St
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Jamila Jarmon is an experienced professional weaving justice and equity into her work. Jamila was raised in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi and is a graduate of the George Washington University and William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. As a practicing attorney, Jamila has experience in civil litigation, real estate, poverty, employment, environmental, and startup law. Upon graduating from UH Law, she joined the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawai`i, where her work included writing health law policy and facilitating a pro bono legal clinic at Kokua Kalihi Valley Community Health Center. Jamila has also litigated in the areas of real estate, bankruptcy, condominium association, and homeowner's association law.

Jamila's work with startups includes her role as In-House Counsel at Elemental Excelerator, where she was integral in its transition to a stand-alone organization, built the legal department and structures for equitable hiring, assisted startups with legal information and knowledge, and participated in due diligence. Most recently, Jamila was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Chewbox Inc., where Jamila built the foundations for growth of the organization infusing equity and justice through products, partners, and people.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Jamila has served and serves on numerous non-profit boards, supporting community organizations in Hawaiʻi. Jamila served on the Hawaii State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Board for 5 years, concluding with her tenure as President of the Young Lawyers Division in 2018. Currently, Jamila is a board member of Aloha Harvest, Ceeds of Peace, and the Pōpolo Project. She is also a member of HSBA's Committee on Diversity and Equality in the Law. In 2019, Jamila was named one of Hawai'i's most influential young leaders by Pacific Business News as one of the 40 Under 40 and was selected as a Pacific Century Fellow to be part of a cohort of emerging leaders creating innovative solutions to Hawai'i's problems.


J.D., George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus, 2010

B.A., George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus, 2005

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Hawaii State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Board

Aloha Harvest

Ceeds of Peace

Pōpolo Project