John R. Love

Partner

John practices in the areas of residential, resort and commercial real estate development, purchase and sale transactions, state and federal subdivision registrations, commercial leasing, and financing matters.

John’s practice focuses on real estate acquisitions, sales, and financing transactions, development of residential, resort and commercial projects (including condominium and mixed-use project development), state and federal subdivision registrations, and commercial leasing.

He received his B.A., with distinction, from Yale University and earned his law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law. As a law student, he served as Associate Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.

John is a co-author of the “Overview of Hawai`i Commercial Leasing Practice: General Provisions” chapter of the Hawai`i Real Estate Manual, Volume IV, and the “Managing Commercial Real Estate Leases” chapter of the Practical Law Company’s Real Estate Law Surveys.

In 2014, 2015 and 2016, John was named as a “Rising Star” by Hawai`i Super Lawyers, and selected by the Hawai`i State Bar Association as a 2014 Leadership Institute Fellow. He serves on the Board of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawai`i State Bar Association, the Honolulu Chamber Music Series, and the Albert T. and Wallace T. Teruya Foundation. John is also an enthusiastic member of the Oahu Civic Orchestra.

 

Awards and Honors

  • Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars (2014 – 2016)
  • Hawai`i State Bar Association Leadership Institute (2014)

Education

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, cum laude
  • B.A., Yale University, with distinction

Admissions

  • Hawai`i State Bar (2010)
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawai`i

Memberships

  • Hawai`i State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Opinion Committee of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawai`i State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Vice President, Honolulu Chamber Music Series
  • Director, Albert T. and Wallace T. Teruya Foundation
  • Member, Oahu Civic Orchestra
  • Board Member, Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawai`i State Bar Association

Publications

  • Overview of Hawai`i Commercial Leasing Practice: General Provisions, Hawai`i Real Estate Manual, Volume IV (co-author)
  • Managing Commercial Real Estate Leases, Real Estate Law Surveys, Practical Law Company (co-author)
  • Opinion Letter With Hawai`i Commentary, Opinion Committee of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawai`i State Bar Association (co-author)

Speaking Engagements

  • Real Estate Transactions 101, Hawai`i State Bar Association CLE 101 Series Seminar, 2015 (Presenter)
  • Opinion Letters: A Comprehensive Overview, 2014 Hawai`i State Bar Convention (panelist)
  • Hawai`i Commercial Leasing Practice: General Provisions, 2013 Hawai`i State Bar Convention (panelist)