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HAWAI`I STATE JUDICIARY Employment Opportunity

LAW CLERK (Lautenberg)

Exempt (Non-Civil Service) Appointment

Anticipated Start Date: February 2022

Location: First Circuit Court, 5th Division, Honolulu, Hawai`i

Salary: $5,385 per month

Summary of Duties: Performs legal research and analysis, and prepares memoranda of findings and analysis; prepares court calendar; may assist in preparations for pre-trial hearings and trials; and performs other duties as required.

Requirements: Graduation from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association. Member of Hawai`i State Bar preferred, but not required.

Qualification for Firearms (Lautenberg): Applicants must be qualified to possess firearms or ammunition in accordance with state and federal laws, e.g., no misdemeanor or felony domestic violence conviction.

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Applicants must be citizens, permanent resident aliens or nationals of the United States, or non-citizens with unrestricted employment authorization from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

All applicants shall become residents of the State within thirty (30) days after beginning their employment and as a condition of eligibility for continued employment.

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and a short writing sample (references upon request) to the attention of Uluwehi Meade-Viernes, Judicial Assistant by email:

Or by mail to:

First Circuit Court
777 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Attention: Honorable Jeannette Castagnetti

First consideration will be given to resumes received by Monday, November 22, 2021. Recruitment will be conducted until the position is filled.

If you have questions, please email the Judicial Assistant at or call (808) 539-4025.