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Judiciary Offers Free Seminar on “Elder Law”

Posted on Nov 3, 2006 in Press Releases

The featured speaker will be James H. Pietsch, director of the University of Hawai`i Elder Law Program. He is a professor at the University’s William S. Richardson School of Law and an adjunct professor of geriatric medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Pietsch is co-author of “The Elder Law Hawai`i Handbook” and co-editor of “Cultural Issues in End of Life Decision Making.” He is also co-author of a handbook for caregivers, “Deciding What If?” which will be distributed at the Nov. 15 program.

This session is part of the “Lunch ‘n’ Learn the Law” program, a series of free seminars for the general public on topics relating to specific areas of the law and the courts. Volunteer presenters include judges, attorneys, court officials and other subject-matter experts.

For more information, contact the Judiciary Public Affairs Office at 539-4909.


The Judiciary does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information presented at this program, nor does that information necessarily reflect the opinions of the Judiciary. Nor should that information be taken to constitute legal advice.

Contact: Marsha E. Kitagawa 539-4909

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