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Judiciary Offers Free Seminar on “Elder Law”

Posted on Nov 8, 2007 in Press Releases

The featured speaker will be James H. Pietsch, director of the University of Hawai’i Elder Law Program. He is also 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 of a handbook for caregivers, “Deciding What If?” He is also co-editor of “Cultural Issues in End of Life Decision Making.”

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.

The seminar will be held in the Supreme Court conference room on the second floor of Ali’iolani Hale, 417 S. King St. in downtown Honolulu. For more information, contact the Judiciary 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. The speakers’ remarks do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Judiciary. The information provided by the speakers is a general overview of basic legal concepts, and is not intended as legal advice for any specific person or situation.

Contact: Kimberly Lee, 539-4909

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