"Cases, Q&A, and more...with Judge Browning" (*1 CPE & CFP CE- credit pending)

Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Honorable Judge R. Mark Browning / Assisted by Robert Park, Kenory Khuy, Elise Swain, Michael Y. Ige

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TIME:  11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Networking

            12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Speaker Presentation

            12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Q&A


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Judge R. Mark Browning

Judge R. Mark Browning is the Chief Judge of the First Circuit. Prior to his current appointment, Judge Browning served as Deputy Chief Judge and Senior Judge of Family Court of the First Circuit for six years. Judge Browning became a First Circuit Judge on May 6, 2010. Prior to that, Judge Browning was a District Family Court Judge since 1997.

Before his appointment to the bench, Judge Browning was a partner with the law firm Shim, Tam, Kirimitsu, Kitamura & Chang from 1988 through 1997 and served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu in the mid-1980s. He received his J.D. from Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law.

Judge Browning has received numerous awards throughout his legal career including the Niu Award for Distinguished Contribution by an Individual from Volunteer Legal Services, Starfish Award from Hawaii State Foster Parents Association, Improved Justice Award from the Mediation Center of the Pacific, Angels in Adoption Award from the United States Congress, Daniel K. Inouye Award from the Hawaii Psychological Association Board of Directors, Outstanding Judicial Achievement Award from Hawaii Women Lawyers, the Judiciary’s 2013 Jurist of the Year Award, the 2015 Spirit of Justice Award from the Hawaii Justice Foundation, and the Judiciary’s 2020 Jurist of the Year Award.

Robert Park

Robert is a graduate of Boston College Law School and Xavier University.

He is a member of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association and has worked in civil firms in Honolulu and with the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) before starting his clerkship with Judge Browning.

Kenory Khuy

Kenory graduated from the William S. Richardson School of Law in 2019 and has been clerking for Judge Browning ever since.  She is a member of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association and was also recently sworn in to the Washington state bar.  After leaving the Probate Court this fall, she will do one more clerkship before joining a civil law firm in Honolulu.

Elise Swain

Elise is a 2019 graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law and Shidler College of Business.  Elise began her clerkship with Judge Browning after graduating and was recently sworn in to the Hawaii State Bar.  Elise has a background in fundraising, advancement, and community relations and hopes to practice in estate planning in the future.

Michael Y. Ige

Michael is a 2020 graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law.  Prior to law school, he attended the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in English.  He has been working at the Probate Court since September of 2020.  He is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities in his free time.


PENDING:  For CE credits, email the following members for the appropriate CE form:

   CFP credit – email matt@3dwealthadvisors.com your First, Middle Initial, Last name &
                                     CFP #
or last 4 digits of your SS

   CPE credit - email nickchucpa@yahoo.com

*A $25 fee will be assessed to guests requesting any CE credit.
  CE credits are available to members at no additional charge.
                   Please send $25.00 CE fee payable to: HEPC
                   P. O. Box 1227 / Honolulu, HI  96807

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