Before opening Lowenthal & Lowenthal, Erin served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Hawaii in the Family Law Division and as an Attorney for the County of Maui. She also served as Of Counsel to Maui Memorial Medical Center and as the Chief Executive Officer for a multi-million dollar nonprofit agency providing support services and housing to unsheltered and low-income residents.
In law school, Erin was the recipient of the Judge Kay Rose Scholarship for Public Service, the Equal Justice Works Scholarship, and the Rebellious Lawyer Scholarship which funded her attendance at Yale Law School’s annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference.
Erin fiercely believes in the power of decency and kindness, and she applies this ethos to every case.
Erin’s approach is based on collaboration and fairness. Her goal is always to resolve disputes in a way that minimizes expense and emotional turmoil. She is a strong advocate for mediation and collaborative divorce. With Erin as your family law attorney, you will have a legal guide and advocate who will not tire until a just and equitable result is achieved.
Maui County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Board Vice President, Pediatric Therapies Hawaii
Women Helping Women Legal Advocate
Wailuku Rotary Club
Former Board Member, Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center
Best Practices and Approaches for Family-Related Mediations: Divorce, Custody, Family, Guardianship, Special Education, and Beyond, November 2020
Ohana is Forever, July 2020
National Association of Counsel for Children, Red Book Training, March 2020
Allegations: Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse, June 2019
Bruises, Bones, and Brains: The Medical Evaluation of Physical Abuse of Children, May 2019
Child Resistance to Parental Conduct, May 2019
The Psychology of Settlement, October 2018
Moving from Conflict to Cooperation for Hawaii’s Keiki and Their Communities, April 2018
New Tax Reform Elements and Impacts & Business Valuations, April 2018
Children’s Justice Center, Sexual Abuse Training, May 2017
Erin received her law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. While at KU, she pursued her commitment to social justice by working as a student practitioner in the Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies, and by volunteering her time with several immigrant organizations including Immigration Equality and the Somali-Bantu Naturalization Project.
Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in English and her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Kansas.
Jacob and Erin have two children, Jack and Lily. They live a stone’s throw away from where Jacob grew up in Haiku.
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