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Scott A. Makuakane

Licensed for 33 years

Attorney in Honolulu, HI

Practice Area: Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates, Asset Protection 3 more areas of practice + 3 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Asset Protection
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Probate
  • Wills and Probate

Credentials

Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1983, Hawaii and U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
1986, U.S. Tax Court
2000, U.S. Supreme Court
Law School Attended
University of Hawaii, Richardson School of Law
Class of 1983
J.D.
University Attended
Duke University
Class of 1979
A.B.
cum laude

Client Reviews

  • 4.2/5.0 2 reviews
  • 50% client recommended 1 recommendation
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.5/5.0
  • Value for Money

    3.5/5.0
  • 4.3/5.0 by a Private Individual on 08/17/13

    he was good, however follow up services weren't so great Read more

    he was good, however follow up services weren't so great

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      4.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.0/5.0

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  • 4.3/5.0 by a Private Individual on 07/21/12

    very personable and caring; listens well to needs Read more

    very personable and caring; listens well to needs

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      3.0/5.0

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 4 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 05/22/14 in Trusts and Estates

    My knowledge of Scott Makuakane's legal ability is limited to his general reputation in the community. I have experienced first-hand that his ethical standards are stron... Read more

    My knowledge of Scott Makuakane's legal ability is limited to his general reputation in the community. I have experienced first-hand that his ethical standards are strong, but my knowledge of the inner workings of his law practice is quite limited. To the best of my knowledge, it is excellent.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/23/11 in Estate Planning

    Great lawyer who knows his field. Read more

    Great lawyer who knows his field.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/18/11 in Estate Planning

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 3.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/18/11 in Estate and Gift Taxation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      3.0/5.0

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