Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Judicial NomineesPosted on Sep 29, 2020 in News & Reports, Press Releases
HONOLULU – Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald announced today that he is seeking public comment on judicial nominees for a position in the District Family Court of the Fifth Circuit (Kauai).
The names submitted for this vacancy by the Judicial Selection Commission, in alphabetical order, are:
Stephanie R.S. Char
Ms. Char is currently employed as a Supervising Deputy Public Defender with the Office of the Public Defender. Char is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 2003.
Russell K.M.K. Goo
Mr. Goo is currently employed as a Deputy Attorney General with the Department of the Attorney General. Goo is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1998.
Thomas A.K. Haia
Mr. Haia is currently employed at Thomas A.K. Haia, Attorney at Law, and serves as a Per Diem Judge in the District Court of the First Circuit. Haia is a graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1995.
Gregory H. Meyers
Mr. Meyers is currently employed at Meyers & Meyers LLC. Meyers is a graduate of George Washington University Law School and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 2002.
Sara L. Silverman
Ms. Silverman is self-employed, and serves as a Per Diem Judge in the District Court of the Fifth Circuit. Silverman graduated from DePaul University – College of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1992.
Jennifer S. Winn
Ms. Winn is currently employed as a First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, County of Kauai. Winn graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1999.
The Chief Justice has the discretion to assign judges to the district or district family court calendar. Comments about the qualifications and character of any of the nominees with regard to either calendar assignment may be sent, in writing, to:
Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald
Supreme Court of Hawaii
417 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Fax: (808) 539-4703
Comments must be post-marked, e-mailed, faxed, or hand delivered no later than Friday, October 9, 2020. All comments will be kept confidential.