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Chelsea Maja joined Kobayashi, Sugita & Goda in 2017 and practices in the area of commercial

finance and banking law.

Chelsea Maja joined Kobayashi, Sugita & Goda in 2017 and practices in the area of commercial

finance and banking law.

 

Ms. Maja received her Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law.

While attending law school, Ms. Maja participated in the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic. Through

the clinic she assisted startups by reviewing their business plans and advising courses of action to

best refine and achieve their business goals. Her work included filing formation documents with

the Washington Secretary of State and assisting nonprofit clients with entity formation and

obtaining 501(c)(3) status. Ms. Maja also represented clients in trademark registration

proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as part of the USPTO

Trademark Pilot Program.

 

Prior to law school, Ms. Maja graduated from Sacred Hearts Academy and attended the

University of Hawaii at Manoa where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts

degree in Economics. During college, Ms. Maja participated in the Honors Program and earned

high honors for her senior thesis on the 2008 financial crisis, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Ms. Maja is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and is admitted to practice in all state

and federal courts in the State of Hawaii.