JuLY 2009
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July 22, 2009
Real Property and Financial Services Section: Legislative Update 2009
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall

July 13- Sept. 26, 2009
Still accepting applications!

2009 Basic Legal Training
HSBA, 1132 Bishop St., Ste. 906

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August 29, 2009
NEW! 2009 Annual Dinner
5:30 p.m. - 10: 00 p.m.
Pacific Guardian Center Courtyard

September 18, 2009
Bar Convention
Hilton Hawaiian Village,Mid-Pacific Conference Ctr.

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Did you know that additional member benefits have been added?

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Message from our 2009 HSBA President

July 16, 2009

A very special evening awaits you on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at our annual HSBA Dinner, which will benefit our legal service providers and our HSBA public service programs.

Support for these programs is critical in this time of economic crisis. We in the legal community must step up to assist the programs that provide services for those in need. 

To read the rest of President Rai Saint Chu's message, click here.

Message from our 2009 YLD President

July 16, 2009

The Young Lawyer's Division has some exciting programs and events lined up for the next few months. We hope you'll join us at the events, volunteer in the programs and support us in all our upcoming efforts!

To read the rest of YLD President Damien Elefante's message, click here.

Price Break! Surviving the Crash Seminar with Dustin Cole is Tomorrow!

All day session $25 or if you can’t attend all day $15 for morning or afternoon session! This seminar is for all lawyers, whether you are in a firm or a solo practitioner.

As a special program to help members address the pressing business needs of the current economy, the HSBA has worked with its benefit partners to present an expert on lawyer/law firm management during economic distress. Dustin Cole has addressed numerous bar associations and law firms on how to successfully weather the storm and he's speaking to YOU tomorrow!

Click here to sign up today!

MCLE RULE ADOPTED! The Rule, the Supreme Court Press Release, and FAQ's can be found on the HSBA's Web site!

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The HSBA has received a letter from the Supreme Court indicating that in light of concerns expressed by the Attorney General and others, the justices have decided to table the proposed rule with no immediate plans for further consideration.  


HSBA Bar Convention and Annual Meeting!

This year's convention will feature Pulitzer-Prize nominated photo journalist Jeffery Widener as the keynote speaker, discussing "Tiananmen Yesterday and Today." The day's programs will include over 30 vendors, live CaseMaker presentations, full-day annual CLE programs co-sponsored by the Family Law Section and the Real Property and Financial Services Section, and other CLE programs in the areas of settlement conferences, elder law, intellectual property, franchise law, as well as ethics programs focusing on criminal defense lawyers, mediators, collection and bankruptcy lawyers.

Keep an eye out for your bar convention brochure in the mail sometime next month!

yld news! Liberty Bell and Justice Award Nominations Sought and More!

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Hilo Courthouse Updates

Puna District Court Cases originally scheduled to be heard at the Kea'au Civic Center on or after August 1, 2009 have been transferred to the new state court complex, Hale Kaulike, at 777 Kilauea Street and will be heard in courtroom 2C.

All Hilo Judiciary has moved to Hale Kaulike with all phone numbers remaining the same.

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Board Vacancy on Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation Board- Applications due by July 31, 2009     

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