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Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Judicial Nominees 

Posted on Dec 17, 2020 in News & Reports, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald announced today that he is seeking public comment on judicial nominees for positions in the District Court and District Family Court in the Second Circuit, island of Maui. 

The names submitted for these vacancies by the Judicial Selection Commission, in alphabetical order, are: 

Lance D. Collins 
Mr. Collins is currently employed at the Law Office of Lance D. Collins.  He is a graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 2005. 

Angela-Jo L. Correa-Pei 
Ms. Correa-Pei is currently employed as a Strategy Consultant at Kamehameha Schools.  Correa-Pei is a graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 2000. 

Michelle L. Drewyer 
Ms. Drewyer is currently employed at the Law Office of Michelle L. Drewyer, and serves as a Per Diem Judge in the District Family Court of the Second Circuit.  Drewyer is a graduate of Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1992. 

Christopher M. Dunn 
Mr. Dunn is currently employed at the Law Office of Christopher M. Dunn.  Dunn is a graduate of George Washington University Law School, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 2002. 

Richelle K. Kawasaki Lu 
Ms. Kawasaki Lu is currently employed with the Department of the Corporation Counsel for the County of Maui. Kawasaki Lu is a graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1995. 

Jennifer M.P.E. Oana 
Ms. Oana is currently employed with the Department of the Corporation Counsel for the County of Maui.  Oana is a graduate of Seattle University School of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 2003. 

James R. Rouse
Mr. Rouse is currently employed as a Deputy Attorney General with the Department of the Attorney General.  Rouse graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1994. 

Brandon M. Segal
Mr. Segal is currently employed as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, County of Maui.  Segal is a graduate of graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 2009. 

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
Email: chiefjustice@courts.hawaii.gov 

Comments must be postmarked, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered no later than Thursday, December 31, 2020.  All comments will be kept confidential. 

 

For more information, contact the Communications and Community Relations Office at 808-539-4909 or via email at pao@courts.hawaii.gov.

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