Charting a Course for Family Security

Thomas Rulon


THOMAS A. RULON is a licensed attorney in private practice with offices in Honolulu, Kailua and Aiea. 

Tom is a 1965 graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Business Administration and a 1968 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law with a Juris Doctor Degree.  He has resided in Kailua, Hawaii since 1970.

Tom limits his practice to estate planning, probate and trust law.  He has served as president of both the Tax Section and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association.  He is a member of the Hawaii Estate Planning Counsel, is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys and is a founding member and held many offices in the Hawaii Chapter of the International Association of Financial Planners, now known as the Financial Planning Association.

Tom has served the community as President of the Easter Seal Society of Hawaii, Board Member of Lanakila Rehabilitation Institute, founder and counselor to the River of Life Legal Aid Clinic to the homeless, a member of Windward Rotary and National Board Member of the Christian Legal Society.

Tom has been married to Lillian for over 30 years and has three daughters (Malia, Kelly and Jenny).  Tom enjoys jogging, swimming, bicycling, kyaking and hiking.

Tom is an author (has co-authored three "how to" manuals for other attorneys: Basic Probate in Hawaii, Planning Opportunities with Living Trusts and How to Draft Wills and Trusts in Hawaii.  All published by the National Business Institute) and is a frequent lecturer on estate planning.

 Tom hosts a radio program on estate planning every Saturday afternoon in Hawaii on KHNR AM650.

Downtown Office

Pacific Guardian Center
733 Bishop Street
Suite 2357
Honolulu, HI 96813

Kahala Office

1215 Hunakai St
Suite 209
Honolulu, HI 96816

Leeward Office

Newton Square
98-1247 Kaahumanu Street
Suite 221
Aiea, HI 96701

Windward Office

1247 Kailua Road
Suite D
Kailua, HI 96734