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Applicants Sought to Fill Vacancy on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in News & Reports, Press Releases

 

HONOLULU – The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking to fill a non-attorney position on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply.

The term of this position will begin upon appointment and expire on June 30, 2019. Full terms are for a period of three years.

The Disciplinary Board oversees the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommends appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court to effectuate the purposes of its Disciplinary Rules.

Board members receive no compensation but may be reimbursed for travel and other expenses incidental to the performance of their duties.

Qualifications for Disciplinary Board positions include sound judgment, and a willingness and ability to devote time to perform necessary duties, including learning the procedures, methods and functions of the Board. Other qualifications include experience in specialized areas that will aid in the evaluation and analysis of complaints and recommendations for discipline.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Gayle J. Lau, Chair
Hawaii Supreme Court Nominating Committee
P.O. Box 26436
Honolulu, Hawaii 96825

The deadline to submit applications is October 1, 2018.

 

For more information, contact the public affairs office at 808-539-4909 or via email at pao@courts.hawaii.gov.

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