Alana Peacott-Ricardos concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, with emphasis on medical liability and health law.
Ms. Peacott-Ricardos grew up on O‘ahu and graduated from Mililani High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Political Science from Boston University. Before entering law school, she worked in banking on the mainland and for The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, a non-profit agency in Honolulu.
Ms. Peacott-Ricardos graduated summa cum laude from the William S. Richardson School of Law. As a law student, she served as a Technical Editor to the University of Hawai‘i Law Review and published an article analyzing a Hawai‘i Supreme Court decision addressing individual privacy rights: State v. Spillner: An Investigatory Traffic Stop Based on Unreasonable Suspicion, 31 U. Haw. L. Rev. 631 (Summer 2009).
Ms. Peacott-Ricardos also received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for the highest grades in Legal Practice I & II, Advanced Torts & Insurance, and Second Year Seminar. Additionally, she received the McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon Scholarship, given to students who demonstrate superior academic ability in the areas of real property and litigation; the Hawai‘i Women’s Legal Foundation’s Nancy J. Stivers Award, given to students who demonstrate a commitment to equal rights; and the Clifford K. Sr., Richard S., and Percy K. Mirikitani Memorial Scholarship.
Ms. Peacott-Ricardos began her legal career as a litigation associate at a large Honolulu law firm. After practicing a few years, she returned to The Sex Abuse Treatment Center where she provided public policy advocacy on issues of sexual violence and child maltreatment, and oversaw the agency’s prevention and education program until joining Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel in 2014.
In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, yoga, and photography.
William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i, J.D. (summa cum laude), 2010
Boston University, B.A. (cum laude), 2002
Admitted to Practice
- State Courts of Hawaii
Memberships and Affiliations
Hawai‘i State Bar Association (Member)
2014 Hawai‘i State Bar Association Leadership Institute Fellow
Lawyers Association (Treasurer)
Hawai‘i Women Lawyers (Member)
Kids First, Family Court, First Circuit (Group Facilitator)
Girls on the Run Hawai‘i (Board Member)