Oren T. Chikamoto

Oren T. Chikamoto: Attorney with Law Offices of Oren T. Chikamoto A Limited Liability Law Company
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Oren T. Chikamoto is a principal of the Law Offices of Oren T. Chikamoto, a Limited Liability Law Company. He has practiced law in Hawaii since 1973. Mr. Chikamoto concentrates in the areas probate, estate and trust settlement, income, estate and gift taxation, business and estate planning and governmental affairs. As a regular part of his practice, Mr. Chikamoto has assisted clients in the formation, transfer and liquidation of business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies and limited and general partnerships, business succession to family and non-family members, structuring of sales and exchanges of business assets and the preparation, review and amendment of commercial leases. Former Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Hawaii, Richardson School of Law, 1982 and 1985. Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Hawaii School of Business, Professional Certification Program, Estate Planning, 2002-2004. Education, Lecture and Panels: 2003 Hawaii State Convention of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors: "The Life Insurance Contract: Do We Have a Deal and What is it?"; 2005 Hawaii State Convention of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors: "The Annuity Contract: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly"; 2005 42nd Hawaii Tax Institute: "Trustee's and Beneficiaries - Can't We Just Get Along" Encyclopedia of Estate Planning, Update 2007, Hawaii State Bar Association: "Lifetime and Death Planning for Retirement Benefits". Author: "Lifetime and Death Planning for Retirement Benefits," Encyclopedia of Estate Planning, Update 2007, Hawaii State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Government Affairs
  • Business Planning
  • Business Succession Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
866-916-8108  Phone
808-531-1500  Phone
808-531-1600  Fax
University Attended:
University of Hawaii, B.A., 1969
Law School Attended:
Pacific University; University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1973; Boston University School of Law, LL.M., in Taxation, 1976
Year of First Admission:
1973, Hawaii; 1973, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii; 1976, U.S. Tax Court; 1977, U.S. Claims Court
Hawaii State and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Honolulu, Hawaii, 1948

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