Attorney Maxwell Kopper was a featured speaker at the Community Council of Maui (CCM) “Reserves Seminar” focusing on Lessons Learned on April 19, 2019.  Kopper discussed what the Hawaii law requires, common legal issues with reserve studies, and how to protect the board/association from potential legal issues.  There were over 200 association members in attendance.

The Honolulu law firm of Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP (PMKC) is pleased to announce that Brendan Ogata has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

Ogata earned his J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and his MBA from the Shidler School of Business. He will join the firm’s growing association practice, including litigation, collections and covenant violations, which serves clients on Oahu and the neighbor islands. He is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association as well as the Business Law and Real Property & Financial Services sections of the HSBA.

TheHonolulu law firm of Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP (PMKC) is pleased to announce that Mike Biechler has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

Biechler earned his J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa with certificates in Environmental and Native Hawaiian Law.  He will join the firm’s growing association practice, including litigation, collections and covenant violations, which serves clients on Oahu and the neighbor islands. He is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association.

PMKC Partner R. Laree McGuire spoke with Richard Emery on ThinkTech Hawaii’s Condo Insider on March 7, 2019. McGuire discussed House Bill 1557 better known as the Zombie Foreclosure Bill and what it means to condo owners.

PMKC Partner R. Laree McGuire was a panelist at the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Hawaii Chapter on February 7, 2019. McGuire discussed important Hawaii Supreme Court and Intermediate Court of Appeals decisions and how they affect community associations.