Important Information: This Course is designed for those attorneys who have recently passed the Hawaii State Bar Exam and for those who are activating their Hawaii License for the first time per Rule 1.14 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Hawaii. Upon registering for this program, you will receive a separate email with survey questions necessary for the program coordinators.
Online registration will close 3 days prior to the seminar. Walk in attendees will be accepted on site.
Registration begins at 7:45 AM, Seminar at 8:15 AM. All participants are required to be there on time to receive credit.
A panel of Judges will discuss professionalism in the courtroom with an overview of the different courts; jurisdiction of the different courts.
Access to Justice Panel
Judges and attorneys will discuss pro bono service and responsibilities as well as opportunities, implicit bias, language and disability access, and the Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission.
What Every Lawyer Should Know About the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the Attorneys and Judges Assistance Program
Acting Chief Disciplinary Counsel Charlene Norris and Attorneys and Judges Assistance Program Interim Director Peter Donahoe discuss their respective organizations.
Lawyering and the Quality of Life
Workshops: Nuts & Bolts and Ethical Pitfalls of Law Practice
- Criminal Practice
- Civil Litigation
- Government Practice
- Transactional/Tax Practice
- Family and Juvenile Practice
- Organizational and Non-Profit Practice
- Solo Practice
*Note 1: Completion of this form is required after purchasing the course and must be submitted no later than November 11, 2013.
Malpractice Insurance and Risk Management Panel
*Note 2: This course is required to be taken no later than December 31 of the year following the election of active status. Rule 1.14 RSCH. This course is offered twice a year and must be attended in person. No course substitutions allowed.
Registration fee includes seminar materials, refreshments, and lunch.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: A refund will be made if we receive written notification of cancellation five (5) business days before the seminar, however, $15 will be deducted to cover administrative costs. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE (1) IF CANCELLATION IS MADE LESS THAN 5 BUSINESS DAYS OF THE SEMINAR AND/OR (2) FOR NO-SHOWS. Twenty five dollars ($25) will be charged for insufficient funds. Questions/special accommodations: Contact Brian Simon at (808)792-7347 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other provisions: The HSBA reserves the right to cancel the seminar without liability, and in such a situation, will return the amounts paid to the registrant. The seminar may be videotaped and/or photographed, and your registration constitutes your voluntary consent to such videotaping and/or photography and the use thereof without monetary compensation. The representations made in the seminar and content/materials are those of the presenters and do not represent the position of the HSBA. Legal opinions, analyses and materials provided by the presenters are not reviewed by the HSBA and are not a substitute for independent legal research.