Rebecca A. Szucs joined PMKC in October 2010. Representing individuals and organizations as their legal advisor, she has over eleven years of experience practicing law. At PMKC, Ms. Szucs focuses on condominium and community association law, providing legal guidance on covenant enforcement and review of governing documents and vendor contracts for associations.
Ms. Szucs is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, National Association of Parliamentarians, and Community Associations Institute. While serving on the Community Associations Institute Hawaii Chapter’s Board of Directors as president-elect and Programs Committee as co-chair, she coordinated and led seminars for community association members and organizations in business with associations.
From a messenger to an associate at law, Rebecca worked her way up the ranks. She began her career in law as a messenger and subsequently as a paralegal at a plaintiff litigation firm in North Carolina. The firm managed construction defect, personal injury, and medical malpractice cases. Later on, she was an associate at Motooka Yamamto & Revere, focused on community association law.
Raised in Bainbridge Township, Rebecca is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and graduated summa cum laude with B.A. degrees in criminal justice and sociology in 1999. Fond of Hawaii’s surf and warm weather, she moved to Hawaii after working in North Carolina for a couple years. Interested in advancing her career in law, she went back to school and received her J.D., cum laude, from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii in 2005. Rebecca was a program coordinator for the Environmental Law Society at the University of Hawaii and provided pro bono legal services to the Sierra Club.