Kimberly Koide Iwao, Esq. was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, and practices in the areas of employment law advising, estate planning, trust and probate administration, conservatorship and guardianships, and contract law. She was formerly a Partner at the law firm of Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, LLLP, one of Hawaii's largest and leading law firms. Thereafter, she served as in-house counsel and business executive at ProService Hawaii and Waterhouse, Inc., where she led the companies' legal and compliance departments. Ms. Iwao holds Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating (AV Preeminent) in both legal ability and professional ethics, based on ratings submitted by peers with personal knowledge of Ms. Iwao's work, reputation, and integrity. She also received the highest possible rating (Platinum Client Champion) based on ratings submitted by her clients.
In addition to managing her own private practice, Ms. Iwao is a faculty member at Kapi'olani Community College in the Legal Education Program, and is also a Lecturer in Law at the University of Hawai'i Richardson School of Law. She is currently a doctoral student at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in the Learning Design and Technology department.
In her free time, Ms. Iwao enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and two dogs. For a listing of client testimonials, please click here.
Legal Honors and Recognitions
Community and Teaching Honors and Recognitions
A. Richard Philpott, Esq. is of counsel to the firm and practices in the areas of employment law, contract review, and trusts and estates. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with his decades of experience serving as Captain, Commanding Officer and Circuit Military Judge in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps, and a Partner at the law firm of Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, LLLP, one of Hawaii's largest and leading law firms. Prior to joining the firm, he was Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel at the Hawaii Residency Programs, Inc., Hawaii's only consolidated Graduate Medical Education training enterprise, which administers and supports training for more than 240 resident and fellow physicians.
Professional Organizations and Affiliations
Miranda Schreier is the Office Manager and is also a skilled paralegal with experience in estate planning, probate, civil litigation, employment law matters. She has an Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies and is pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.
Sharon Healy retired in 2011 after serving 22 years as a Nurse Corps Officer in the U.S. Army. Her Army career took her to several exciting European countries including Italy and Germany, and thereafter across the country to Tripler Army Medical Center as the Chief of Central Material Services.
Yasmine Cameron is a contract paralegal with her own company -- Cameron Consulting and Co. They provide contract paralegal services for Hawai'i based law firms. Their paralegal services are perfect for small and large firms that need paralegals on a case-by-case and project-by-project basis. For a link to her company's website, please click here.
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500 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 7400
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 (Enter the Star Advertiser Tower 7 at Restaurant Row through the parking garage, and our office is located in Suite 400)
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P.O. Box 240269
Honolulu, Hawaii 96824
PHONE NO: (808) 975-9577
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