Judicial Selection Commission Press Release – Associate Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals NomineesPosted on Sep 5, 2018 in JSC Press Releases, Judicial Selection Commission
Under the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, Article VI, Appointment of Justices and Judges, Section 3: “The governor, with the consent of the senate, shall fill a vacancy in the office of the chief justice, supreme court, intermediate appellate court and circuit courts, by appointing a person from a list of not less than four, and not more than six, nominees for the vacancy, presented to the governor by the judicial selection commission.”
The Judicial Selection Commission is pleased to announce a list of nominees for the judicial vacancy of Associate Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaiʻi. The judicial office has been vacant since the elevation of former Associate Judge Lisa M. Ginoza to the position of Chief Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals in April 2018.
The list of nominees selected by the Commission to fill the vacancy for the judicial office in the Intermediate Court of Appeals are listed as follows in alphabetical order:
David M. Forman
Keith K. Hiraoka
Geoffrey K. S. Komeya
Karen T. Nakasone
John M. Tonaki
Clyde J. Wadsworth
The Governor has 30 days from his receipt of the list today to make his appointment.
Total Applicants: 12; 4 Females; 8 Males
Government Attorneys: 4
Private Attorneys: 5
Per Diem Judge: 1
Age Range: 2 (31-40); 3 (41-50); 7 (51-60); 0 (61-70)
Years Licensed Range: 10 years to 34 years
For more information, visit the Judicial Selection Commission webpage or contact the Commission via email at email@example.com.
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