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Associate Judge Clyde J. Wadsworth

Clyde J. Wadsworth was sworn in as an Associate Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals on October 21, 2019.

Prior to his judicial appointment, Judge Wadsworth served for nearly three years as Hawaii’s Solicitor General. In that capacity, he headed the Appellate Division of the Department of the Attorney General, with oversight authority over most state and federal appeals in the Department.

Judge Wadsworth has over 30 years of litigation and dispute resolution experience, representing a diversity of clients in federal and state courts, arbitration, and mediation, in a broad variety of matters. During these years, he also maintained an active pro bono practice focused on constitutional and civil rights issues. In 2006, Judge Wadsworth joined Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, where he practiced complex commercial litigation and appeals, before entering government service in 2017.

Judge Wadsworth received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Princeton University, and his law degree from the UCLA School of Law, where he served as an editor of the UCLA Law Review.