Russell K. Saito (A Law Corporation)  rksaito@dnslwc.com
James H.Q. Lee jhqlee@dnslwc.com
Thomas J. Wong tjwong@dnslwc.com
Stanley L. Ching  |  slching@dnslwc.com

Of Counsel
Terrance W.H. Tom

Paul Devens (Retired)
Wilfred H.C. Youth (Retired)

James A. Nakano (Retired)

Richard C. Lo (1928-1996)

 

 

 

 

 

 



Russell Saito, (A LAW CORPORATION), admitted to bar, 1971, Hawaii. 
Education: Stanford University (B.S., 1956); Columbia University (M.B.A., 1970; J.D., 1970).
Member: Hawaii State and American Bar Associations, Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Society of Certified Public Accountants. 
Concentration: Business Planning; Corporate; Estate Planning; Tax, Pension and Profit Sharing; Sale and Acquisition of Businesses; Business Succession Planning. 

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James H.Q. Lee, admitted to bar, 1981, Hawaii.
Education: University of Hawaii (B.B.A., with honors, 1978; J.D., 1981).  Certified Public Accountant, Hawaii, 1978.
Member: Hawaii State and American Bar Associations; Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants; National Association of Accountants. 
Languages: Cantonese and Mandarin.
Concentration: Real Property; Estate Planning; Taxation; Commercial Transactions and Criminal Tax Defense. 

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Thomas J. Wong, admitted to bar, 1981, Hawaii. Education: University of San Francisco (B.S., cum laude, 1977); University of Hawaii (J.D., 1981).  
Member: Hawaii State and American Bar Associations; American Immigration Lawyers Association; Asian Law Caucus.
Concentration: General Civil Practice; Banking; Bankruptcy; Corporate and Immigration. 

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Stanley L. Ching, admitted to bar, 1985, Hawaii; 1986, U.S. Tax Court; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Education: University of Hawaii (B.B.A., 1981); William S. Richardson School of Law (J.D., 1985).  
Member: Hawaii State and American Bar Associations (Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law). 
Concentration: Real Property transactions; Taxation; Corporate; Commercial Transactions; Probate; Intellectual Property; Internet and Technology Law. 

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Paul Devens, (A LAW CORPORATION), admitted to bar, 1958, New York; 1960, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii; 1961, Hawaii; 1962, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; 1963, U.S. Court of International Trade; 1970, U.S. Supreme Court.
Education: Indiana University (B.A., cum laude, 1954), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma; Columbia University (L.L.B., 1957). 
Professional Profile:
Practiced in New York City, 1958-60. Corporation Counsel, 1969-1972, and Managing Director, 1972-1975, City & County of Honolulu. Judge, Nuclear Claims Tribunal, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, 1988-1990. Trustee, National Institute of Municipal Law Officers 1971-1972. Chairman, Honolulu City Charter Reorganization Commission, 1979. State Bar Examiner, 1975. Participant in the U.S./China Joint Session on Trade, Investment and Economic Law, August 1987, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Arbitrator, Court-Annexed Arbitration Program, First Circuit Court, State of Hawaii, 1987-1990. Trustee, 1981, and President, 1987-1989, Japan-American Society of Honolulu. Chairman of the Board, National Association of Japan-America Societies, 1989-1991. Chairman, Board of Governors, 1989-1990 and Board of Directors Vice President, 1994-present, of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Recipient of Imperial Award, The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays With Neck Ribbon, Third Class, from the Government of Japan, April 29, 1993. Member: Hearing Committee of Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court, 1979-82; Executive Committee, Japan-Hawaii Economic Council, 1983 to date; Pacific and Asian Affairs Council; Hawaii State and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Judicature Society.
Concentration
: Trials and Appeals; Municipal Law. 

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Wilfred H.C. Youth, (A LAW CORPORATION), admitted to bar, 1959, Hawaii.
Education: Marquette University and University of Washington (B.A., 1953); University of Wisconsin (L.L.B., 1958).
Member: Hawaii State and American Bar Associations. Concentration: General Civil Practice; Probate Law.

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James Nakano, (A LAW CORPORATION), admitted to bar, 1961, California; 1970, Hawaii. 
Education: University of Hawaii and University of Illinois (B.A., 1955); University of Illinois, Northwestern University and University of California at Los Angeles (L.L.B., 1961).  
Member: Hawaii State and American Bar Associations; State Bar of California.
Languages: Japanese. 
Concentration: Corporate; Banking; Real Property and Construction Law. 

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Terrance W. H. Tom, admitted to bar, 1973, Hawaii.
Education: University of Hawaii (B.A., 1970); University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., 1973)
Professional Profile: Chairman, House Judiciary Committee, 1993 to present. Chairman, Committee on Human Services, 1991-1992. Chairman, Intergovernmental Relations and International Affairs, 1989-1990. Chairman, House Judiciary Committee, 1985-1986. Vice Chairman, House Judiciary Committee, 1983-1984. Elected State Representative, 1982.
Member: Community Advisory Committee, UH Affiliated Program for Developmental Disabilities; Catholic Community Board; Correctional Education Advisory Council; Hawaii Commission on Access to Justice; Hawaii State Bar Association.
Concentration: General Civil Practice.

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