Ms. Kato was admitted to the Hawaii and U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii bar in 2000. Education: University of Hawaii, Honolulu (B.A., with honors, 1997); Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2000). Phi Beta Kappa. Senior Articles Editor, Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. Judicial Clerk, Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals for the Honorable Corinne K.A. Watanabe, 2000-2001. Member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP). Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Probate and Trust Litigation.