Lauren K.O. Kagawa

Lauren K.O. Kagawa

Associate

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"An impressive reputation as a go to commercial litigation law firm for regional and global corporations."

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"We were looking for the best litigators in Hawaii, and we found them."

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"The team is praised for comprising"excellent attorneys"who are"highly knowledgeable."

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"thoughtful, creative problem solvers. They have the courage to challenge the client when it is their best interest."

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"They have been an excellent representative for us. They are thoughtful in their analysis of the situation, have explored a variety of available options, offered sound advice and followed through with persistence."

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"Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher has excellent lawyers. They are great advisors, and are very professional and polished."

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"An excellent firm. Excellent service and very responsive, with well trained junior associates. They provide sound commercial advice."

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"The thing that really makes them stand out is their business advisory capabilities — they are very insightful about the business side of real estate acquisitions."

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"The best attorneys are in this firm. They are sensitive to the client's needs, most professional and won all of my litigation cases. I would highly recommend this law firm."

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Ms. Kagawa focuses her practice in the areas of real estate and commercial transactions.  She earned her Juris Doctor from William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa, graduating with honors. Ms. Kagawa is admitted to the Hawaii Bar.

Ms.Kagawa served judicial externships with Federal Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang and Circuit Court Judge Bert Ayabe.  

While in law school, Ms. Kagawa was a research assistant as part of the Scholar Advocate Program. She conducted legal research and writing regarding the Korematsu Coram Nobis case and proposed a new framework for judicial duties.  

Volunteer work experience includes serving the Legal Aid Society and its Access to Justice program where she assisted with client intake and researched Hawaii Civil Codes (focusing on TRO, debit and landlord tenant disputes).

Other law-related work experience includes assistance with collecting and organizing data using E-Discovery and Relativity programs and data management of discovery information.