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Kutaka

Associate


Practice Areas:
Insurance Defense Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury Litigation

Education:
William S. Richardson School of Law, J.D. 2004
University of Hawaii at Manoa, B.B.A. 2001

Prior to joining The Pacific Law Group, Ms. Kutaka served a five-year term as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Gary W.B. Chang at the First Circuit Court where she assisted the judge with the civil motions calendar, settlement conference calendar, and the trial calendar.  Ms. Kutaka also serves on the committee for the State of Hawaii’s Judiciary Law Clerk Seminar.

When Ms. Kutaka was in law school, she received the Witkin Award for excellence in legal writing.  She also interned with the Late John S.W. Lim at the Intermediate Court of Appeals and with the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii.

Prior to embarking on her legal career, Ms. Kutaka obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration focusing on Human Resource Management with a Minor in Speech.  While pursuing her Bachelor’s degree, Ms. Kutaka’s accomplishments included being a recipient of the Outstanding Student in Human Resource Management Award, the Society for Human Resource Management Scholarship, and the Na Mea Hana City & County of Honolulu Scholarship.

Professional Affiliations:
Hawaii State Bar Association
Hawaii Women Lawyers

Bar Admissions:
State of Hawaii
U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
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