Ikaika Jobe joined the firm in 2015 as an Associate and practices in the Estate Planning Practice Group. Prior to joining Damon Key, he served as Law Clerk to Chief Judge Derrick H.M. Chan of the First Circuit Court of Hawaii, where he researched, analyzed, and summarized probate and trust petitions for the court’s review. He also worked as a Research Attorney for the Office of Senator Clayton Hee, researching and preparing proposed legislation, attending meetings with various lobbyists and organizations, and creating general research memoranda for the Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee.
A graduate of the University of Hawaii’s William S. Richardson School of Law, Ikaika received the Kua’ana Merit Scholarship for Native Hawaiian students. While studying at the law school, he was a Legal Extern for the Law Offices of Frank K. Goto, at which time he drafted the Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct review section for BARBRI’s bar preparation course.
Ikaika earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude, at Boise State University. Prior to that, he studied in the Aviation Science/Professional Pilot program at Saint Louis University, earning his pilot’s license and instrument ratings.
As a two-time tennis singles state champion, he was a standout student-athlete at Punahou School. He went on to become a member of the NCAA Division 1 men’s tennis teams at Boise State University and Saint Louis University, where he served as team captain. Following his undergraduate studies and prior to enrolling in law school, Jobe relocated to Miami and competed professionally for three years, traveling extensively throughout Europe and Asia. Today, he is also the head coach of the Punahou School Varsity Tennis Team.
Professional and Community Affiliations
- Hawaii State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- U.S. District Court (District of Hawaii)