Get to Know Our Attorney
Before hiring a legal firm or attorney, it is best to learn about their credentials and background to get an idea on how far they can take your case. Get to know the attorney or consultant at Marsol Lawyers & Consultants that serves the people of Majuro, Marshall Islands, Honiara, Solomon Islands, and other countries in the Pacific region by reading the biography below.
Divine F. Waiti is the Principal Attorney of the Marsol Lawyers and Consultants Firm. He graduated from the University of London with a Masters of Law. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of the South Pacific (USP) with a Bachelor of Law. He also graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practise and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting.
Attorney Waiti has been practicing law for over 16 years, 11 years in the Marshall Islands and 5 years in the Solomon Islands. Prior to his private practice, Attorney Waiti was the former Legislative Counsel for the Parliament (Nitijela) of the Marshall Islands, drafting and advising the government on legislative matters, and reviewing of the laws—a unique advantage of knowing the Marshall Islands laws exceptionally well.
Attorney Waiti was also the Assistant Public Defender, diligently defending citizens of the Marshall Islands for several years. Prior to coming to the Marshall Islands, Attorney Waiti was an advisor to the Government of the Solomon Islands through Ministry of Forestry, and working for the Save the Children Australia, an NGO.
Attorney Waiti specialises in Legislative Drafting and Court Litigation, both Civil and Criminal Matters. He had a special training on jury trials from the University of Hawaii (Manoa), Williamson School. He is keen and has the ability of representing clients on land and other matters in the Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands.
Attorney Waiti admitted to practise law in the Courts of the Marshall Islands and the Solomon Islands. He is an Executive Member of the Marshall Islands Law Society. He is appointed the Chairman of the Standing Committee on Professional Conduct of the Marshall Islands Judiciary.