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July 2010
last chance!


Legal Support Staff Training & Certification Program!

Don’t miss this opportunity this year to get Certified!

Classes cover all substantial areas of law, Litigation, Business, Real Estate, Family, Legal Research, Casemaker and More!

To register or for more info contact



MCLE Board Openings!

Call for applicants to fill 3 expiring terms on the MCLE Board. Applicants must be either practicing on a neighbor island, in-house, or in a small firm.  Submit resumes and cover letters to HSBA, attention Jodie Hagerman, MCLE Administrator. 

Save the dAtes

Friday:  September 17, 2010:    HSBA Annual Meeting and Bar Convention at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom
Don’t miss the numerous vendors and VCLE and MCPE programming. Registration information coming soon.

Friday:  October 22, 2010:    Hawaii Professionalism Course: Will be held at the Honolulu Country Club from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration information to come soon.

Saturday:  November 6, 2010:    HSBA Annual Dinner:   “Passport to Paradise”

Print our flyer and save the date!

July 1: YLD Professional Services Social

July 5: HSBA Office Closed in Observance of Independance Day

July 6: CASEMAKER Training Webinar

July 7 - 27: Rule 19 Committee- On-line Evaluation of Selected Circuit Court Judges Will be Distributed

July 12: Basic Legal Training Starts

July 13: Litigation Section- Tour of Halawa Correctional Facility

July 14: Join the Judiciary and the Legal Community: Judiciary to Honor Late Chief Justice Richardson

July 14: Elder Law Section Meeting

July 14: Litigation Section- Medicare Secondary Payer Act Presentation

July 15: Deadline to Apply for MCLE Board

July 15: Webinar

July 16: Labor & Employment Section Meeting Cancelled, Rescheduled for August 3

July 16-17: MCPE and VCLE Credtis! Trial Academy

July 20: Natural Resources Section Meeting

July 21: Family Law Section Meeting

July 21: Probate and Estate Planning Section Meeting

July 22: HSBA Board Meeting

July 23: HILO CLE Seminar: Evidence, Legal Research, and Person & Asset Locate

July 27: Litigation Section Meeting

July 28: MCPE- Mediation Seminar by Ellen Carson & Lou Chang

July 30: Senior Counsel Division Board Meeting

July 31: MAUI- 18th Annual Arthur T. Ueoka Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament



Call for Volunteers for Minor Misconduct Program

Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors to work with referrals from ODC pursuant to RSCH 2.7(b) on violations which may be resolved through non-disciplinary proceedings. Mentors will be trained, supported, and can claim pro bono time for this meaningful activity.

Contact Lyn Flanigan for more information at

Judicial Commission Lists

Please visit our JSC webpage and get the latest on judicial happenings!

August 1: Deadline to Order the 2010-11 Bar Directory!

Fill out your order form and send it out today!