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On January 10, 2014, Damon Key attorney Mark Murakami presented a session to the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Probate Law Section for the rollout of the 2014 update of the Probate Forms Manual. Mark co-authored the update of the Contested Matters chapter, originally authored by Doug Smith, the Chair of Damon Key’s Estate Planning Practice Group.
Other panelists included Damon Key alumna Courtney Kajikawa, and First Circuit Probate Judge Derrick Chan.
Follow the link below to listen to a podcast of Mark’s presentation. Read more
Damon Key attorney Christine A. Kubota is the Planning Co-chair of the upcoming Women’s Leadership Summit in Hawaii, a three-day conference and meeting on February 13, 14, and 15, 2014 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, featuring speakers from around the world. Download the brochure here.Read more
Damon Key welcomes our newest lawyer to the firm’s Estate Planning Practice Group, Madeleine M. V. Young.
On Friday, September 27, 2013, Diane D. Hastert was honored at the 10th All-Class Reunion of the University of Hawaii Law School. Diane (Williams S. Richardson School of Law ‘78) was named the Dean’s Alumna of the Year.Read more
Damon Key lawyers Mark Murakami, Bethany Ace, and Robert Thomas have co-authored an article in The Urban Lawyer, the flagship law review of the American Bar Association’s Section of State and Local Government Law. The article, “Recent Developments in Eminent Domain: Public Use,” 45 Urban Lawyer 809 (2013), details the latest nationwide developments in the law of takings.
Download a copy of their article here.
Everyday life is complicated. When we are incapacitated or die, someone has to unravel the puzzles we have created. It can be heartbreaking, time consuming and expensive. Diane D. Hastert has compiled a checklist to help you avoid the disarray.Read more