Honolulu HAWAII

  • Address:
    • 1001 Bishop Street
      Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813
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  • Hours:
    • Monday: 08:00 - 17:00
    • Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00
    • Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00
    • Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00
    • Friday: 08:00 - 17:00
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ABOUT Chee Markham Kato and Kim

Serving Hawaii Insurance, Business, Construction Clients and Individuals Since 1985.

Honolulu Insurance Defense & Coverage Lawyers

Chee Markham Kato and Kim is a Hawaii-based law firm providing corporate and business clients with exceptional legal services in insurance coverage, defense of insureds and insurers, real estate, construction and commercial disputes. Our attorneys have decades of experience in a wide range of commercial practice areas, backed by a track record of successful resolution and trial results. With offices in Honolulu, our firm is well-positioned to assist insurance providers, construction companies and other businesses based throughout the United States when they need counsel for legal matters in the state of Hawaii.

At the forefront of our practice is an emphasis on protecting our clients' interests while keeping our services as cost-effective as possible. This philosophy is demonstrated by our increasing focus on alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation and arbitration, which can promote amicable solutions that are likely to save our clients time and money. In the event that the case must proceed to trial, our attorneys have the depth of legal knowledge and courtroom experience to obtain an effective result, whether the client is facing litigation related to insurance defense or coverage, real estate and construction law, or business and commercial law.

For insurance companies with legal matters in Honolulu, or on any of the Hawaiian Islands, Chee Markham Kato and Kim is well-equipped to provide comprehensive legal services.

Practice Areas

Chee Markham Kato and Kim provides legal services for local and mainland insurance companies needing experienced counsel in Hawaii. Our firm's expertise extends to a variety of practice areas. With a primary focus on insurance defense, subrogation and coverage, our attorneys are also experienced legal advisors and litigators in the areas of real estate and construction disputes, as well as business and commercial law matters. Underlying our entire practice is a philosophy of cost-effective, communicative client support, demonstrated by our emphasis on alternative dispute resolution.

Insurance Defense & Coverage

Our firm represents all types of insurance companies, including premises, auto, construction, dram shop, and products liability insurance providers, as well as professional malpractice insurance providers for realtors, medical providers and attorneys. Our attorneys provide analysis and coverage opinions based on decades of insurance policy expertise. Through thorough preparation and investigation, our clients receive defense representation that offers them an optimal opportunity to achieve a favorable result. Our attorneys are capable of resolving our clients' disputes through mediation, arbitration, and at trial. For more details, visit our insurance defense and coverage page.

Real Estate & Construction Disputes

Our attorneys regularly assist clients with a wide variety of real estate legal issues including real estate partnerships, purchases and other buy/sell issues, leasing and other landlord-tenant disputes, financing, development, taxation, and zoning. Our firm also handles construction disputes, including contractor disputes and construction defects. Chee Markham Kato and Kim attorneys have considerable experience resolving disputes and controversies arising out of real estate and construction-related activities. Contractual disputes involving real estate law can be particularly complex -- our attorneys have the experience and specific expertise to handle these complex disputes. Our real estate and construction disputes page has more information on this practice area.

Business & Commercial Law

Similar to our other practice areas, our business and commercial law practice focuses on serving clients' interests through cost-effective representation. Our attorneys have years of experience in advising and assisting clients involved in business formation, as well as a wide range of business transactions. Chee Markham Kato and Kim is capable of providing the skill and resources of a larger firm to our large corporate clientele, while maintaining the personal approach that all clients large and small appreciate. Our ability to employ innovative negotiation and other dispute.

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Areas of LAW

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business
  • Insurance Claims
  • Real Estate
  • Workers' Compensation

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