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Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
(808) 983-3850


Scott C. Suzuki graduated in the top tier of his class from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii in 2004. Simultaneously, Scott graduated with a 4.0 grade point average from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii with a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree in Gerontology. Scott has been in private practice since his graduation and currently is the principal of the estate planning firm of Scott C. Suzuki, Attorney-at-Law.

Scott continues to be active at the University of Hawaii as a Lecturer in Law and as a volunteer attorney at the University of Hawaii Elder Law Program (UHELP). Through UHELP, Scott assists Professor James H. Pietsch provide free legal assistance to seniors residing on Oahu and research recent developments in elder law.

Scott is also an advocate for populations with special needs. Scott is the current national immediate past President of the Special Needs Alliance (, a national, non-profit organization consisting of some of the most credentialed public benefits and disability law attorneys in the country, committed to helping individuals with disabilities, their families, and the professionals who represent them. 

Scott’s legal practice is unique in that he provides specialized planning services for seniors, populations with special needs and the people in their lives.  Through this practice, Scott has represented a wide variety of clients with a broad range of legal concerns.  Most frequently, Scott assists people with estate planning, special needs trusts and planning, Long-Term Care/Medicaid and public benefit planning, guardianships, conservatorships, and probates.

Scott is frequent lecturer, locally and nationally, on the topics of elder law and special needs planning, and is the recipient of the Pro Bono Award from the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission, a Fellow in the Hawaii State Bar Association Leadership Institute, and a Rising Star from Super Lawyers.

In addition to being a Certified Special Olympics Coach for the past 16 years, Scott enjoys a number of community activities, including membership and affiliations in the following:

Hawaii State Bar Association
University of Hawaii Elder Law Program

Executive Office on Aging’s Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementia Task Force

Member by Invitation and Immediate Past President of the Special Needs Alliance
Member and former Vice President for Family Voices
Aloha Independent Living of Hawaii Board

The Arc in Hawaii Board

Member of the Hawaii Estate Law Group
Hawaii FIDO Board Member
Phi Delta Phi Honorary Legal Fraternity
Phi Beta Kappa

MARION RAMEL, Office Manager
Marion Ramel is the paralegal to the attorneys. She has worked as a paralegal in California for 10 years and moved back to Hawaii in 2010. Marion has an in depth understanding of estate planning, conservatorships and probates. 


JENNY T. UYENO, Office Manager

Jenny T. Uyeno is the Office Manager and Paralegal to Scott C. Suzuki. She has over 15 years of business management experience, which includes owning her own business.

Jenny enjoys working with the families that require Guardianships and Special Needs Trusts work. She understands a considerable amount of this office's areas of practice. Jenny is happy to help you summarize your concerns and direct you to the sources that will best meet your needs.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening, art and the symphony. She has a love for animals and has rescued many abandoned birds, cats and dogs. She has also participated in the animal rescue efforts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.