Mark Van Pernis
Mark Van Pernis earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law after graduating from Knox College. He worked for Legal Services of Greater Miami Inc. and was an Assistant Attorney General of the State of Illinois before relocating to Hawaii. He has been admitted to the Bar of Florida, Illinois and Hawaii as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Hawaii Bar Association, and was a founding member of West Hawaii Bar Association.
Mark Van Pernis practices in the fields of Real Estate Law, Construction Law, Business Law Litigation and Arbitration, Probate and Estate Planning.
Representative reported cases of significance are Bremer v. Weeks, 85 P.3rd 150 (Haw. 2004); Morinoue v. Roy, 947 p.2d 944 (Hawaii. 1997); McCandless Land and Cattle Company v. D. Kealohapauole, et al., State of Hawaii ICA No. 28292; Doughty v. Air Tour Acquisition Corp., 29 ATLA L. Rep. 308 (1980); Estate of Rolani Fujihara, 30 ATLA L. REP (1987)
Mr. Van Pernis has participated as an member of several Hawaii State Judiciary, Hawaii State Bar Association and West Hawaii Bar Association committees, and also on the boards of directors of many West Hawaii service and community organizations.