Carlsmith Ball has hired Tina Tsuchiyama as an associate in the firm’s Honolulu office. She focuses on real property, land use, and Hawaii state and government issues as a member of the firm’s Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution practice group.
Tsuchiyama received her law degree from the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law in Honolulu, graduating cum laude with a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in International Business Lawyering in Asia. She served as senior editor for the school’s Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal, a legal journal covering law and policy issues in the Asia-Pacific region.
While in law school, Tsuchiyama served as a research assistant to Professor David Callies, a preeminent real property attorney and professor of law in Hawaii, and as a legal extern to the Honorable Mark E. Recktenwald of the Supreme Court of Hawaii. She returns to Carlsmith Ball after participating in the firm’s summer associate program as a law student.