august 2009
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september 18, 2009
2009 bar convention

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Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom
September 18, 2009

Annual Meeting Notice

2009 Family Law Update*

Real Estate Law Manual, Volume Two*


The Settlement Conference*

Paying for Health Care at End-of-Life, including Medicaid Long-Term Care*

Casemaker Update

Annual meeting and Keynote Address

Franchise Law*

Mediator Tools or Manipulation*

Securing Intellectual Property Rights: What All Lawyers Need to Know*

Casemaker Update

*includes Lunch, Annual Meeting & Keynote Address.

**For more calendar items, click here. All calendar items are subject to change.

Benefits Corner

Is it time to renew your professional liability insurance policy? If so, contact Marsh today!

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Rate reduced to 8 cents per minute for conference calling!

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Did you know that additional member benefits have been added?

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On the evening of Satuday, August 29, 2009, the HSBA's annual dinner will raise funds for the public legal service projects of the HSBA and the access to justice legal service providers.

The fundraiser will be an enjoyable evening with great food, wine, and music in the courtyard between Dillingham Transportation Building and the Pacific Guardian Center, providing for a convenient outdoor venue.

Click here to learn more and to reserve your table or seat!

2009 Mandatory Professionalism Course Postponed

In light of the provisions of the new MCLE Rule, RSCH 22, the Supreme Court has entered an order allowing 2008 admittees who have not taken this course an extension until 12/31/10. Thus, members taking this course from 1/1/10 will fulfill their Rule 1.14 and Rule 22 requirements.

MCLE news! Want to volunteer for the MCLE Board?

Stay tuned for details, but this will be an exciting opportunity to work on guidelines and procedures. This work will require a commitment of time and dedication.

Contact MCLE Administrator Jodie Hagerman for more details.

Speed dating with the Jurists! Leadership Institute Fellows in Action with the Meet the Bench Program







On Thursday, August 13, 2009, the inaugural class of the Leadership Institute participated in the Meet the Bench program. The program was designed to have local Justices and Judges speak to them about leadership on and from the bench. It was a great success! Pictured above are leadership fellows, Courtney Kajikawa (left) and Jane Kwan (right) speaking with Justice James Duffy during the afternoon session.

Read more in the September Hawaii Bar Journal, under Bar Happenings!

HSBA Premises Update!

Bids were received from four contractors. Other costs of the acquisition/build-out/move, conservatively estimated, are within the funds available from the assessment and the allocated reserves/balance. The Premises Committee and Executive Committee are reviewing the bids, the negotiations, the financials and will prepare recommendations for the Board.

REMINDERS, president messages, and notes!

August 2009 President Messages     

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Read up on your 2010 HSBA Board Candidates! Bios are now up on the HSBA Web site!     

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50 Years of Statehood! Special Event to be Hosted at the Judicial History Center on August 20!

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Federal Judicial Selection Commission is seeking applications/nominations for a Judge in the U.S. District Court of Hawaii.

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Applicants Sought for Board of Bar Examiners

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