Rhonda M. Fosbinder, Attorney, obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California in 1994. She received the highest award in legal research and writing from California Western School of Law before transferring to and graduating from Southwestern law school. Ms. Fosbinder graduated Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Arizona-Tucson in 1989, where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with minors in Mathematics and Chemistry. Hobbies include outrigger canoeing, martial arts, watersports, bicyling, gardening, and violin, in addition to spending time with her family.
Ms. Fosbinder is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Maui County Bar Association, was the Chairperson of the Maui County Council on Aging for a number of years. Ms. Fosbinder has served on the advisory board of Ipuka I Ke Ao (Doorway Into Light) as well as the Kyodan and Gakuen boards of the Wailuku Hongwanji Temple. She also serves on the School Community Council for Pu’u Kukui Elementary School in Wailuku.
Licensed in both California and Hawaii, Ms. Fosbinder is admitted to the Supreme Court of Hawaii, the Supreme Court of California, the federal United States District Court in Hawaii, the federal United States District Courts in California (North, South and Central), and the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Ms. Fosbinder has 25 years experience as a licensed attorney, and practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, special needs, trust administration, elder law, business formation, and real estate. Ms. Fosbinder has a strong background in litigation, but in her current practice areas seeks to bring parties and families together to reach a satisfactory resolution of disputes without need for litigation.
BA, University of Arizona; 1989 Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa
Juris Doctorate, 1994. Southwestern University School of Law
Supreme Court of Hawaii, Supreme Court of California, Federal United States District Court in Hawaii, Federal United States District Courts in California (North, South and Central), Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal