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Chief Justice Appoints Jessi Hall as Oahu District Family Court Judge

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 in News & Reports, Press Releases


HONOLULU – Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has appointed Jessi L.K. Hall to the District Family Court of the First Circuit (Oahu) to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Catherine H. Remigio to the Circuit Court of the First Circuit.

Hall is currently Of-Counsel at Kleintop & Luria, LLP focusing on family law. She previously served as an associate attorney at Coates & Frey, AAL, LLLC where she handled family law cases. Prior to that, Hall was an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Richard Lee focusing on family law and civil litigation.

During her career, Hall has served on numerous boards and committees, including her present memberships on the boards of Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, Hawaii Justice Foundation, and the Mediation Center of the Pacific. She also serves as a volunteer attorney at the Kapolei Access to Justice Room and for Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii. Hall also volunteers for several community organizations.  She has made numerous presentations on family court issues, and co-authored the Paternity and Divorce section of the Hawaii Divorce Manual.

Hall is a graduate of Oklahoma City University School of Law and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1999.

The Chief Justice appoints District Family Court judges from a list of not less than six nominees submitted by the Judicial Selection Commission. If confirmed by the State Senate, Hall will serve a term of six years.

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