Jordon J. Kimura
Jordon Kimura is a partner in the firm's Litigation and Trusts, Estate Planning, and Wealth Management practice groups. His practice focuses primarily on civil, commercial, construction, and probate (wills and trusts) litigation, health care law, medical malpractice defense, and estate planning.
Mr. Kimura’s key litigation accomplishments include obtaining a dismissal of a construction lawsuit for a large bridge defect case on the basis of the economic loss rule and dismissal of claims against a health care plan provider for purported wrongdoing with respect to health care coverage. As a member of the Firm’s Trusts, Estate Planning, and Wealth Management Practice Group, Mr. Kimura brings his litigation experience and expertise to effectively counsel clients on asset protection planning while also planning for the surviving spouse and helping to ensure a continuing legacy.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Mr. Kimura graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with a degree in mathematics, achieving the highest honors designation in his major. He then returned home to attend the University of Hawai'i, William S. Richardson School of Law ("Richardson"), where he received numerous scholastic awards, including the Phi Delta Phi Balfour National Scholarship for scholastic merit and awards for obtaining the highest grades in Advanced Torts & Insurance Law, Negotiation/Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Second Year Seminar. Mr. Kimura served as a Comments Editor for Richardson’s law review and a Senior Writing Associate & Teaching Assistant for the Richardson Writing Center Board. In 2009, he graduated summa cum laude from Richardson.
Mr. Kimura has served on the firm's marketing committee and is currently chair of the hiring committee. As part of his commitment to giving back to the community, Mr. Kimura provides pro bono assistance to the Sex Abuse Treatment Center at Kapiolani Medical Center and is an officer and director of the non-profit Hawaii Coalition Against Sex Assault.
Areas of Practice
- Trusts and Estates
- Hawaii, 2009
- U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 2009
- U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2011
- University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii
- J.D. summa cum laude - 2009
- Honors: Phi Delta Phi Balfour National Scholarship Recipient
- Law Review: University of Hawai'i Law Review-Comments, Co-Editor & Publishing Committee Member
- Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
- B.A. summa cum laude
- Honors: With High Honors
- Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
- Major: Mathematics
- Minor: East Asian Studies
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Hawai'i Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association