Practice Groups

Family Law

Family Law Practice Group

Prosecuting and opposing Family Court civil litigation
Military/Federal Family Law litigation and advice
LGBT Family Law litigation and advice
Interstate/International Family Law
Mediation
Premarital and Postmarital Agreements

Appellate Practice Group

Prosecuting and opposing civil appeals and discretionary review in federal and state courts of appeals
Amicus briefs
Appellate mediation and settlement
Advising trial counsel in preserving the record for appeal
Crafting and arguing dispositive trial court motions

Renewable Energy

Landowners developing photovoltaic (PV) Solar Farms
Power Purchase Agreements
Installation of PV systems
Geothermal
Companies seeking to develop renewable friendly facilities

Eminent Domain and Honolulu Rail

Eminent domain and Condemnation
Negotiated Acquisition
Appraisal
Relocation Issues
Construction and Design
Real Estate
Procurement

Estate Planning Practice Group

Preparation of estate plans
Tax planning
Charitable giving
Dispute resolution
Guardianship
Business succession planning

Insurance Coverage Litigation Practice Group

Commercial General Liability (“CGL”) insurance
Individual Disability insurance
Automobile insurance
Homeowners insurance
Excess Insurance coverage
Bad faith disputes

Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Practice Group

Creditor and creditor committee representation
Business reorganization
Trustee and commissioner representation
Mediation
Foreclosures and collection

Real Estate and Construction Practice Group

Land use, zoning, planning, and vested rights
Navigable waters
Coastal Zone/Special Management Area litigation and planning
Condominium, hotel, and golf course development
Property rights
Eminent domain
Regulatory takings and inverse condemnation
Construction design and defect litigation

Immigration & Naturalization Law Practice Group

Immigrant visas and lawful permanent residence (green card)
Non-immigrant visas
U.S. citizenship
Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Federal Court litigation

Business & Commercial Law Practice Group

Business entities
Contracts
Tax
Employment law
Administrative law
Intellectual property
e-Business
Nonprofit laws
Franchises

Dispute Resolution Practice Group

Trials
Appeals and petitions for certiorari
Administrative hearings
Contested cases
Arbitration
Mediation
Alternative dispute resolution