Yamaguchi, Kelsey S.

Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813- 4989

Updated: 01/04/2017


Kelsey S. Yamaguchi is an associate in the firm’s transactional department.  Her practice focuses primarily on immigration and naturalization, real estate development and financing, conveyancing, land use and entitlements, and corporate and securities law.

Born and raised in Kailua, O'ahu, Mrs. Yamaguchi graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts with a bachelor of arts degree in history and archaeology.  Mrs. Yamaguchi then attended the...


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Practice Areas

  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Corporate


Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • Office of Environmental Quality Control, Pro Bono Volunteer

Past Positions

  • Hawai'i Supreme Court, Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael D. Wilson
  • Hawai'i Intermediate Court of Appeals, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Lisa M. Ginoza
  • Office of Mazie K. Hirono, United States House of Representatives, Research & Media Assistant


  • University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2015
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: George C. Munro Award for Environmental Law
    Law Review: University of Hawai'i Law Review, Co-Managing Editor
  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 2011
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Honors: Witherby Prize for Excellence in Archaeology
  • Kailua High School, Kailua, Hawaii


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Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813- 4989


  • 808-524-8293


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