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Judiciary Offers Seminar on How and When to Use an Attorney

Posted on Sep 5, 2006 in Press Releases

The Hawai`i State Judiciary is sponsoring a free public informational session, “How and When to Use a Lawyer and How to Find One,” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Supreme Court conference room, 417 South King Street in Honolulu.

Speaking will be Associate Judge Daniel R. Foley, who has served since 2000 on the state Intermediate Court of Appeals. Prior to his appointment as a judge, he was a partner for 11 years in the law firm of Partington & Foley, where he handled federal and state civil rights cases. He also was an adjunct professor of civil rights at the University of Hawaii’s William S. Richardson School of Law.

Evelyn Gomez, administrator of the Hawaii State Bar Association’s lawyer referral service, will join Judge Foley in making the presentation.

The Judiciary is offering this program as part of its monthly “Lunch ‘n’ Learn the Law” series. Volunteer presenters include judges, attorneys, court officials and other subject-matter experts who discuss topics related to specific areas of the law and the courts.

For more information, call the Judiciary’s Public Affairs Office at 539-4909.


The Hawai`i State Judiciary does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information provided by the speakers nor do the speakers’ remarks necessarily reflect the opinions of the Judiciary.

Contact: Marsha E. Kitagawa 539-4909

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