Judicial Selection Commission Press Release District Court of the Third Circuit NomineesPosted on Mar 14, 2016 in JSC Press Releases, Judicial Selection Commission
For immediate release: March 14, 2016
JUDICIAL SELECTION COMMISSION PRESS RELEASE DISTRICT COURT OF THE THIRD CIRCUIT NOMINEES
Under the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, Article VI, Appointment of Justices and Judges, Section 3: “The chief justice, with the consent of the Senate, shall fill a vacancy in the district courts by appointing a person from a list of not less than six nominees for the vacancy presented by the judicial selection commission.”
The Judicial Selection Commission is pleased to announce a list of nominees for the judicial office of District Judge, District Court of the Third Circuit (island of Hawaiʻi), State of Hawaiʻi. The judicial office will become vacant upon the retirement of District Judge Barbara T. Takase in May 2016.
The list of nominees selected by the Commission to fill the vacancy is as follows, in alphabetical order:
- Kevin S. Hashizaki
- Peter K. Kubota
- Michelle K. Laubach
- Laureen L. Martin
- Darien W. L. C.
- Nagata Jeffrey W. S. Ng
The Chief Justice has 30 days from his receipt of the list today to make his appointment.
- Total Applicants: 21, 7 Females; 14 Males
- Government Attorneys: 11
- Private Attorneys: 10
- Per Diem Judges: 1
- Age Range: 6 (31-40); 7 (41-50); 7 (51-60); 1 (61-70)
- Years Licensed Range: 6-1/2 years to 36-1/2 years.
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