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Third Circuit Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 in Press Releases

HILO, Hawaii – The Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Hawaii) is seeking applications for Independent Grand Jury Counsel.  The compensation shall be as provided by law.

Article I, Section 11 of the Constitution of the state of Hawaii establishes that whenever a grand jury is impaneled, an independent counsel shall be appointed as provided by law, to advise the members of the grand jury regarding matters brought before it.

In accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes (§612-51 to §612-57), the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court appoints grand jury counsel for the four judicial circuits of the state, selecting from among those individuals licensed to practice law in Hawaii who are not public employees.

If you are interested in being considered for a one-year appointment to either Hilo or Kona, please submit a letter indicating your interest and resume by April 15, 2016 to:

Chief Judge Ronald Ibarra
Keakealani Building
79-1020 Haukapila St.
Kealakekua, HI  96750

Also, please fax a copy to:

Lester Oshiro, Chief Court Administrator
Fax No. 808-961-7577

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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