June 6, 2008 through June 5, 2014
Anthony K. Bartholomew was appointed by Chief Justice Ronald Moon as judge of the District Family Court of the Third Circuit. Prior to his appointment, he served as a deputy public defender with the Office of the Public Defender in Hilo, was an associate with the Honolulu law firm of Hart and Wolf from1984-1989 and from 1994-1995, and in private practice from 1989 to 1994. While in private practice, Judge Bartholomew appeared in the state Circuit and District courts, U.S. District Court, and the Military Courts Martial at Pearl Harbor.
He received his law degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law in 1983.