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Raymond K. Okada - Honolulu, HI

999 Bishop StreetSuite 1600 Honolulu, HI 96813

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Updated: 09/11/2023

Honolulu Trust and Estate Litigation and Controversy Lawyer


Raymond Okada has a practice encompassing all aspects of estate planning, wills, trusts and probate. His practice includes planning and administering estates, as well as resolving will and trust disputes and tax controversies. He has served clients from diverse backgrounds, family situations and wealth...

About Raymond K. Okada

Practice Areas

  • Trust and Estate Litigation and Controversy
  • Trust and Estates

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1978
  • Hawaii, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1987

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Estate and Probate Section (Past Chair)
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section (Past President)
  • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, Fellow Judiciary Standing Committee
  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Estate & Gift Tax Committee (Past Chair)
  • Hawaii Estate Planning Council, 1999 - Present (Past President and Director)
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section (President)
  • American Bar Association, Committee on Estate and Gift Tax (Past Chair)


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1985
  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1977
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1974
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Political Science

Past Positions

  • Case & Lynch, Partner, 1991-1994
  • Baker, Manock & Jensen, Shareholder, 1985-1991

Pro Bono Activities

  • Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Member

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Hawaii Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, National Business Institute
  • Lecturer, University of Hawaii Emeritus Program
  • Past Adjunct Professor, Wills and Trusts, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii


Other Sources of Feedback About Raymond K. Okada

Included on the 2020 Hawaii list

Past Lists

  • 2019 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Hawaii Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Hawaii Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Raymond K. Okada on Super Lawyers


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year in Honolulu, 2013, 2019
  • Chambers, High Net Worth, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, 2019
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell



Office Information


999 Bishop StreetSuite 1600 Honolulu, HI 96813


  • (808) 547-5880

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Author, How to Use the Generation Skipping Tax Exemption, HICLE, 1992
  • Author, Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates, NBI, 1995
  • Author, Drafting for Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Planning, 1994
  • Author, Serving as Trustee can be Risky Business, Pacific Business News, 2000
  • Author, Shedding Light on Sunset: Estate Planning under the 2001 Tax Act, HSCPA, 2001

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