Pua Uyehara

Pua Uyehara

Location:
San Diego, California
Phone:
858-453-5033
Fax:
858-453-0876
Email:

Jennifer "Pua" Uyehara is from Pearl City on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Ms. Uyehara earned her Bachelor's degree with honors in Political Science, and a Law & Society degree from the University of Hawaii in 2011. Before beginning law school, she earned an ABA Accredited Paralegal Degree with honors from the University of Kapiolani Community College and gained invaluable insights into the practice of law and legal profession. While obtaining her paralegal education and after graduation, Ms. Uyehara worked with the law firm of King, Nakamura & Chun-Hoon in Hawaii, and also volunteered her time to various non-profit organizations.

Ms. Uyehara attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law and earned her Juris Doctor degree in December 2016. She also earned an additional certificate from the Center for Sports Law and Policy for the area of study in sports law. During her tenure at Thomas Jefferson, she volunteered as a student representative, served on the executive board as Vice-President of the Sports Law Society, and served as Co-Vice Chair for the Moot Court Honor Society. She competed in a National Football League negotiation competition, moot court competitions, and led a mentor-mentee program for upper level and lower level students. Additionally, Ms. Uyehara served as a Teaching Assistant for Wills and Trusts, and Business Administration. She earned numerous awards during her legal education including the CALI award, Thomas Jefferson Medals, and was the thankful recipient of the Who's Who Among American Students Award from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2016. Ms. Uyehara has accumulated a vast amount of legal knowledge in the litigation, business and estate planning fields which contributes to the successful outcomes for the legal matters she assists clients with.

The Parkman Law Firm is fortunate to have the knowledge and experience Ms. Uyehara brings to the practice. When not assisting the firm's clients, Ms. Uyehara donates her time as a Court Appointed Special Advocate ("CASA") representing foster children in juvenile court and advocating for the interests of those children. In the rest of her free time, she enjoys spending time at the beach with her friends and family.