About Damir Kouliev
Unique Background, Unique Perspective
Attorney Damir Kouliev has taken a road less travelled to his multi-island private law practice that is 808 Attorney, Inc. He grew up in Europe, and after he attended Reed College, Golden Gate University, and University of Hawaii at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law before he opened a solo practice on the Big Island, spanning Hilo to Kona.
Damir Kouliev has since successfully expanded to Maui, first serving as 2019 Vice President, then as 2020 President, of the Maui County Bar Association and spearheading the Maui Self Help Center which provides guidance for unrepresented parties. His professional and community endeavors have a collaborative approach to community enrichment, steeped in the aloha spirit.
A proud resident of Wailuku with his wife and two young daughters, he enjoys outdoor adventures, music, and study of Taoist, Zen and other classic texts. He has traveled extensively, especially in Europe and the Caribbean. He is also a 500-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher, having trained in Indonesia and Big Island, and has led diverse meditation groups including prisoners, fellow attorneys, and children. These techniques and life experiences keep Damir level-headed and insightful in guiding his clients through stressful criminal and family situations, even when just providing a consultation.