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Applicants Sought for Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court

Posted on Jun 1, 2020 in News & Reports, Press Releases


HONOLULU – The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking both attorney and non-attorney applicants to fill six positions on the Disciplinary Board. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply.

The term of each position is three years, beginning July 1, 2020. Board members serve without compensation, but travel is reimbursed.

The Hawaii Supreme Court Disciplinary Board oversees the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommends appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court to effectuate the purposes of its Disciplinary Rules.

Qualifications for Disciplinary Board positions include sound judgment, and a willingness and ability to devote time to perform necessary duties, including learning the procedures, methods and functions of the Board. Other qualifications include experience in specialized areas that will aid in the evaluation and analysis of complaints and recommendations for discipline.

The application deadline is June 15, 2020. Those wishing to be considered should submit a resume and letter indicating their interest to:

Sidney K. Ayabe
Nominating Committee
Cades Schutte Bldg.
1000 Bishop St., Suite 807
Honolulu, HI 96813


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