People

Our team of legal professionals help injured victims receive just compensation for injuries and damages that have impacted their lives.  You want to hire a legal team that is experienced and caring.  

Attorneys

IAN SCOTT MATTOCH

Scott Mattoch has recently returned home to Hawaii.  With his experience in business and real estate law on both the East and West Coasts, Scott has honed his negotiation skills.  While he is aggressive with the insurance adjusters and their counsel, Scott’s reputation of being a client favorite is apparent; his clients are not shy about singing his praises in social media reviews.


Scott graduated Magna Cum Laude from Santa Clara University and was awarded membership to the Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha honor societies. 

Scott grew up in Kailua, and graduated from Punahou School in 1991.  He received an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University in 1995, and his law degree from the University of Hawaii in 1998.  In 2007, Scott was awarded a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

Scott is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, Colorado State Bar Association, and the Hawaii Association for Justice, a consumer-oriented legal association.  He has argued cases before Federal and State of Hawaii judges and juries including the Hawaii Supreme Court.

DANIEL P. KIRLEY, 
OF COUNSEL

Over the years, Dan Kirley has built a reputation for being a strong advocate for his clients.  He has worked on numerous cases with complicated negligence and medical facts.  Dan presents his cases analytically and with clear and concise understanding of the law.  These strengths have enabled Dan’s success over the 27 years he’s been with the Law Offices of Ian Mattoch.


Dan was named “Best Lawyer” by The Best Lawyers of America© in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs.  This award was published in US News & World Report© and Honolulu Magazine©’s Best Lawyers magazines.  In 2014, Dan was selected to Super Lawyers.


Having grown up in Honolulu, Dan graduated from Punahou School in 1986.  He received a BA from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1990, and a JD from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in California in 1993. 

Dan is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, and the Hawaii Association for Justice, a consumer-oriented legal association.  He has worked on over a dozen appellate cases, including five cases that resulted in published opinions.  Dan has been selected both as a private arbitrator and as an arbitrator in the Court Annexed Arbitration Program.

 

Paralegals and Staff

Kathey

Kathey, Honolulu Office Paralegal

 

Kathey came to Hawaii and after working in a defense law firm, she decided she wanted to help the injured person more and began working for Ian Mattoch. She has been with Mr. Mattoch for 27 years.   In North Carolina, Kathey worked in all areas of law including criminal, family law, bankruptcy, probate and civil litigation.  In Florida she worked for a plaintiff’s attorney involving personal injury.  Kathey has conducted seminars, appeared on educational TV, and assisted with legal manuals.  She was on the Board for the Kapiolani Legal Assistant program for many years.  She has been the past presidents of both local and national paralegal organiza-tions.  Her personal hobbies include spending time with her four legged buddies, hosting international students, and going to University of Hawaii football games!  Go Bows!!!

Jill

Jill, Honolulu Office Paralegal

Born and raised in Honolulu, Jill graduated from Punahou in 1980, and received her bachelor's degree from New York University in 1984.  Ian 

Mattoch hired Jill 29 years ago and trained her to be a paralegal. Jill worked with Ian on cases that involved multiple defendants, with clients that had suffered catastrophic brain or spinal cord injuries.  She assisted Ian with his non-profit work in the area of advocacy for children and persons suffering from traumatic brain injury.  Jill looks forward to working with Scott on continuing to evolve the handling clients' personal injury cases.  For the past year, Jill and her husband, Mark, have begun planting a new Episcopal community in the Kapolei/Ewa Beach/Makakilo community.  Jill enjoys involvement with church ministries; family time with her four adult children and two grandsons.  

Shantel

Shantel, Administrator

 

College:  UH Manoa; Hawaii Pacific University

Degree:  BBA Marketing; MBA Finance

Years of work: 7 years

Hobbies:  Yoga, Surfing, Hiking.

Linda, Honolulu Office Legal Secretary

 

Linda
Chris

Chris, Hilo/Kailua-Kona Paralegal

 

Lisa

Lisa, Hilo/Kailua-Kona Legal Secretary