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DARL C. GLEED is an attorney with Darl C. Gleed & Associates LLLC, where he practices in estate planning, trust administration, Hawaii probate, real estate, and business law. Mr. Gleed has authored materials and presented seminars on topics such as asset protection, estate planning, and advanced probate for numerous professional and community groups, including the AARP and National Business Institute. He is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, Probate & Estate Planning Section; American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law sections; and the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Gleed earned his B.A. degree from the University of Washington and his J.D. degree from Seattle University School of Law.
KENN N. KOJIMA is a solo practitioner in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he concentrates his practice on trust and estate litigation, contested conservatorships and guardianships, as well as trust administration. His cases have involved validity of wills and trusts, disputes over beneficiary distributions, removal of trustees, partitions, and much more. He represents personal representatives, trustees, beneficiaries, and family members. Mr. Kojima was previously a litigation partner at Dwyer Imanaka Schraff Kudo & Fujimoto, where he was a commercial litigator in real estate, bankruptcy, and foreclosures. Mr. Kojima is a member of the American and Hawaii State (member, Probate, Elder Law, and Appellate sections) bar associations, American Association for Justice, Hawaii Estate Planning Council, and the National Asian Pacific Bar Association. He earned his B.B.A. degree, with high honors, from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and his J.D. degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.
SUMMER G. SHELVERTON is an attorney in the trusts and estates department of Cades Schutte LLP, where she focuses her practice on estate planning, trust administration, probate, conservatorships, and guardianships. Previously, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Richard R. Clifton on the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Shelverton is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association (chair of the Elder law Section, member of the Probate & Estate Planning Section), American Bar Association, and the Hawaii Estate Planning Council. She is admitted to practice before all Hawaii courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii. Ms. Shelverton earned her B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law.
ALAN R. YUKITOMO, CPA, EA, is a retired practitioner at Alan R. Yukitomo CPA, where his main areas of practice are tax and general accountancy. Mr. Yukitomo is board certified by the Hawaii Board of Accountancy in the areas of accountancy. He holds a B.A. degree and is a member of the AICPA (tax), the Hawaii Society of CPAs, and the Hawaii Association of Professional Accountants. Mr. Yukitomo is also an IRS enrolled agent.