David C. Farmer received his law degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law in 1985. He practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy. He was previously an associate and partner with Case & Lynch, a partner with Lynch & Farmer, counsel with Ashford & Wriston, and an associate with Wagner Watson & DiBianco. He has been a member of the American Bar Association since 1982, and its litigation and business sections, and the Hawai`i State Bar Association since 1983. He has served on the HSBA Publications Committee and been an editor and contributing author to the Hawai`i Bar Journal since 1991. He is Editor-in-Chief and a contributing author to three editions of the Hawaii Collection Manual. He has served as the President and a Director of Bankruptcy Law Section, Treasurer and Director of the Collection Law Section, and member of the CLE Committee. He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He taught Secured Transactions, Debtor-Creditor Rights, and Business Reorganization in Bankruptcy from 1998 to 2005 at the William S. Richardson School of Law as a Visiting Assistant and Adjunct Professor. He currently serves as a Panel Trustee for the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii.