Jordyn Toba is an associate in the firm’s litigation department. Her areas of practice include litigating disputes involving construction, real estate, commercial transactions, and trusts. Ms. Toba has represented clients in civil litigation disputes and other complex legal matters in state and federal court.
Ms. Toba graduated from the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law in 2013, where she served as a Staff Writer, Co-Managing Editor, and member of the Publications Committee for the University of Hawaii Law Review. Following law school, Ms. Toba was a clerk for the Honorable Leslie E. Kobayashi, United States District Court, District of Hawaii.
- Represented local company on claims arising out of breach of a promissory note. Obtained default judgment against the defendants for the full amount owed under the promissory note, as well as an award of attorneys’ fees and costs.
- Represented a Mainland company in a lawsuit arising out of a federal construction project. Obtained early dismissal of all claims against the company.
- Represented homeowner on construction defect claims against a contractor arising out of the contractor’s tile flooring installation. Case settled out of court.
- Represented general contractor against delay and constructive acceleration claims by subcontractor arising out of high-rise condominium project. Case settled out of court.
Real Estate Litigation
- Represented condominium owner on claims against the Association of Apartment Owners for failure to comply with its obligations under the governing documents to repair and maintain the common elements of the condominium. Case settled without litigation.
- Represented various landlords in summary possession actions against residential tenants.
- Represented various owners of real property purchased at foreclosure sales in ejectment actions to regain possession from trespassers (e.g., prior owners).
- Represented Trustee in dispute with family members of the Settlor. Family members sought recovery of damages from the Trustee. Case settled out of Court.
- Represented family members in a will contest case. Family members disputed validity of subsequent amendments allegedly executed by the testator. Case settled out of court.Professional Associations and Memberships
- Hawaii State Bar Association, Member