Upcoming CLE Events  


September 12, 19 & 26, 2008  

How to Practice Law:  A 3-part program on “What You Didn’t Learn In Law School.”  

Co-sponsored with Vantage Counsel LLC (Greg Kim & Melissa Pavlicek).  

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  

Location: HSBA Conference Room, 1132 Bishop St., Ste. 906  

October 24, 2008  

2008 HSBA Annual Bar Convention: Save the Date!  

Join us for exciting CLE programs and our spell-binding speaker from the 2007 Annual Meeting, Professor Neal Katyal of Georgetown University.  

At the Hilton Hawaiian Village  

Trial Practice Programs:  

-New Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court  

-Current Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Law  

-Medical Malpractice: Stroke and Breast cancer  

Other Substantive Law Programs:  

-Update of the Real Estate Law Manual I  

-Family Law Update Program 2008  

-Update of the Hawaii Probate Manual  

-Human Resource Law for the Law Office  

-Protecting Intellectual Property in Innovative Industries  

-Regulation of Charitable Solicitation Practices in Hawaii  

Legal Support Programs:  

-Approaching Trial, Arbitration or Mediation   

-Paralegal Procedures  

Law Technology Program:  

-The Limited Liability Company Workshop-Law Technology: Managing E-Mail Plus 60 Tech Tips  

A complete Bar Convention brochure will be mailed to all members in August.  


Section Connection  


ADR Section  

The Uniform Mediation Act  

12:00 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2008  

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, ASB Tower, 20th Floor, 1001 Bishop St., Honolulu.  

Elder Law Section  

12:00 to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

Natural Resources Section  

Building a Land Base for Hawaiians: Recent Developments at OHA
Speaker: Jonathan Likeke Scheuer

Brown Bag Lunch
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 19, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

Probate and Estate Planning Section  

12:00 to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 20, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

Family Law Section  

12:15 to 1:15 p.m., Wednesday, August 20, 2008  

Circuit Court Building Multipurpose Room  

For more information, please visit www.hawaiifamilylawsection.org/  

Admiralty Law Section  

Topic: Maritime Personal Injury and Death Claims  

12:00 to 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 22, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

Tax Law Section

Topic: International Estate Planning: Top Ten Planning Considerations
Speakers: Carl Geringer, Ivan Ketterman, and Shannon Liston, from Accuity LLP

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 25, 2008
Cades Schutte, 12 Floor Large Conference Room
Cost: Free for HSBA Tax Section Members
RSVP: receptionist@cades.com by August 20th

International Law Section  

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 27, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  


Want to join a Section?  View a list of our sections by clicking here and apply today .  

You may also want to apply for a Neighbor Island Bar or Specialty Bar.  

View list of Neighbor Island and Specialty Bars.  




Q&A with 2009 HSBA Bar Candidates  

Participate in our new Q&A Bulletin Board with candidates for HSBA President-Elect and Vice President!  

We need your help! Each week candidates will have a chance to answer YOUR QUESTIONS on our website. If you have questions for the candidates for HSBA President-Elect or Vice President, please send them to info@hsba.org with “Q&A” in the subject line.  



Our member-access portal is now open! HSBA Members in good standing are now able to change CONTACT INFORMATION online by accessing http://MyHSBA.org 

You may change the following: published business address, telephone, fax, and email. To change your name or status, you must contact HSBA and comply with regulations regarding these items.  




DEADLINE for HSBA Award Nominations: August 11, 2008  

Nominate a Colleague for an HSBA Award  




Deadline for Nominations to Judicial Selection Commission:  

August 29, 2008  

Download and print the nomination form (PDF)  




Office of Disciplinary Counsel CLOSED  

August 11-15, 2008  

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel will be closed for renovations August 11th through 15th, 2008. ODC computers and telephone system will be shut down no later than Friday, August 8, 2008, and communication thereafter with any attorneys having business with their office may be difficult.  




New Member Benefits!  

Are you moving your office? Starting a new firm? Check out Pacific Lightnet for telecommunication products and services. HSBA members receive a 5% discount. Click the logo to visit their website.

“You could save hundreds on car insurance!” Geico is now offering discounts to HSBA members.  



CASEMAKER Update Coming Soon

Training webinars will be offered in September to get you up to speed on the updates.  We’re excited for you to see the new product—it’s fabulous!  



LRIS…Let HSBA Work for YOU!  

HSBA Solos:  Are you too busy practicing law and managing a practice to “market” yourself?  Let the HSBA Lawyer Referral and Information Service do this for you!  

Our ABA sponsored service receives over 1000 calls per month and, after screening the calls, refers potential clients to members who join the service.  We also advertise the service through local radio stations, public service announcements, and in print….as well as via the HSBA and the LRIS websites. You can’t afford NOT to have us work for and with you!   Just $300 gets you referrals in your area of practice, for a whole year.  

Join now!    LRIS fiscal year begins July 1, 2008 and runs through June 30, 2009.  




William S. Richardson School of Law Welcomes HSBA Members  

Bring your HSBA member card to the WSRSL Library and apply for a free library card.  

Location: 2525 Dole Street, Honolulu  

For Library hours and more information, visit http://library.law.hawaii.edu/  





2008 Annual Fundraising Dinner  


Congratulations to Matthew Shimura, winner of our state-wide video contest, pictured with parents Toni Shimura and Sharon Webb and HSBA President Jeffrey Sia.  

Matthew was awarded the grand prize of $1,500 for his video "Promise of Justice." You may view his video on our website .  


Louanne Kam is the happy owner of this beautiful wrap.   


HSBA Board Member Geraldine Hasegawa with Avi Soifer, Dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law and YLD President Jill Hasegawa.


The Honorable Sabrina McKenna, HSBA President Jeffrey Sia and Judiciary Public Affairs Director Marsha Kitagawa.  




Keep up-to-date with HSBA events throughout the month by visiting our website Events Calendar. 


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