Our Attorneys

Our legal professionals remain committed to serving your needs

The accomplished attorneys at Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris, Attorneys at Law, know the law and use their skills to help clients effectively achieve their goals worldwide. Our offices are located in Honolulu and Hilo, Hawaii.

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Lincoln S.T. Ashida

Lincoln S.T. Ashida

Director | Business Litigation, Employment Litigation

Born in Hilo, Lincoln S.T. Ashida is the longest serving Corporation Counsel...

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Christine (David) Belcaid

Christine (David) Belcaid

Associate | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

Christine Belcaid represents both local Hawaii and national employers in all aspects...

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Newton J. Chu

Newton J. Chu

Director | Business Organizations and Activities, Employment Compliance, Immigration, Liquor and Administrative Licensing

Newton J. Chu is a Director of the Hawaii Island office for...

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Vaughn G.T. Cook

Vaughn G.T. Cook

Director | Business Organizations and Activities, Employment Compliance, Immigration, Liquor and Administrative Licensing, Tax Planning and Controversy

Vaughn G. T. Cook practices law as a Director in the firm's...

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Joseph A. Ernst

Joseph A. Ernst

Director | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

Joseph A. Ernst is a Director of the firm and a member...

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Tamara M. Gerrard

Tamara M. Gerrard

Of Counsel | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

Tamara M. Gerrard has been litigating cases in Hawaii for twenty years,...

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Jennifer L. Gitter

Jennifer L. Gitter

Associate | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

Jennifer L. Gitter is an Associate in the firm's Honolulu office and...

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Jeffrey S. Harris

Jeffrey S. Harris

Director | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

Jeffrey S. Harris represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment...

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Ronald I. Heller

Ronald I. Heller

Director | Business Litigation, Tax Planning and Controversy

Ron Heller, a Director at the firm, has been practicing law in...

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J. George Hetherington

J. George Hetherington

President | Business Organizations and Activities, Health Care

J. George Hetherington is the President of the firm and Chair of...

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Steven L.F. Ho

Steven L.F. Ho

Director | Business Organizations and Activities

A Director at the firm, Steven L.F. Ho's practice includes advising corporations,...

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Robert S. Katz

Robert S. Katz

Director | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations, Health Care

Robert Katz, Director, has been practicing law in Hawaii for over 40...

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Kendra K. Kawai

Kendra K. Kawai

Director | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

Kendra K. Kawai is a Director in the labor and employment department...

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John L. Knorek

John L. Knorek

Director | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

John L. Knorek, a Director at the firm, provides counsel and representation...

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Austin F. McCullough

Austin F. McCullough

Associate | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations, Business Litigation

Austin F. McCullough, an Associate at our firm, joined the labor and...

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Ernest C. “Cary” Moore III

Ernest C. “Cary” Moore III

Of Counsel | Employment Compliance, Employment Litigation, Labor Relations

Ernest C. "Cary" Moore, III, Of Counsel, has practiced in the area of...

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Jennifer L.Z. Ontai

Jennifer L.Z. Ontai

Associate | Business Organizations and Activities, Health Care

Jennifer L. Z. Ontai is an Associate in the firm's Honolulu office,...

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Brian W. Tilker

Brian W. Tilker

Director | Business Litigation, Employment Litigation

Brian W. Tilker is a Director in the firm's Honolulu office and...

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Steven V. Torkildson

Steven V. Torkildson

Director | Real Estate

Steven V. Torkildson is a Director of the Honolulu office of Torkildson,...

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