attorney

MATTHEW A. COHEN
Matthew-Cohen
ASSOCIATE
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Matthew Cohen joined the firm in April 2015 as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cohen help to operate and manage a family business and was a corporate analyst with the Bank of Hawaiʻi Corporate Banking Department.

Mr. Cohen is a former law clerk to Justice Richard W. Pollack from December 2013 through March 2015.

Matthew Cohen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Puget Sound in 1994, a MBA from the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, Shidler School of Business in 2002, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law graduating summa cum laude in 2014. While attending law school, Mr. Cohen was a technical editor on the University of Hawaiʻi Law Review, received the 2014 Carl K. Mirikitani, Jr. Valedictory Prize and was chosen as a 2014 commencement speaker. Mr. Cohen recipient of the CALI award in Contracts II, Criminal Justice, Real Property I, Civ Pro I & II, Evidence, Contract Drafting, Civil Liberties, Federal Income Taxation, Criminal Procedure, and Debtor/Creditor’s Right

AREAS OF EMPHASIS:

Business, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Civil Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS:

State of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court, District of Hawai‘i

EDUCATION:

B.A., University of Puget Sound, 1994
M.B.A., University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Shidler College of Business 2002
J.D., William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, 2014