SCD Coffee Hour on Social Networking
Monday, June 3, 2013 at the HSBA Conference Room. This free coffee hour will cover "The Perks and Perils of Social Networking for Lawyers" - view the flyer and email Brian Simon to save your seat.
Annual Bar Convention
Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. View the Save the Date flyer. Detailed information to be made available soon.
View the HSBA Calendar for upcoming events.
Supreme Court Mandated Professionalism Course (June 2013)
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Location: William S. Richardson School of Law
View the program flyer
Visit the CLE page for online webcasts and to order manuals.
Member Benefits Corner:
Central Pacific Bank is pleased to offer HSBA members exclusive status as a client of the Specialized Markets team. This team specializes in servicing specific industries and works in partnership with clients to help them succeed by combining financial expertise with industry knowledge and insights. Plus, HSBA members receive expedited IOLTA account processing and a bonus for opening an Exceptional Checking account. View the flyer for details.
First Hawaiian Bank: HSBA members are eligible for these special banking offers from First Hawaiian Bank: Totally free checking with direct deposit with complimentary tool kit, 50% off safe deposit box, and free online banking plus 12 months of free bill payment. Restrictions apply. See the flyer for more information. Offer expires May 31, 2013.
Bank of Hawaii: Bankoh, recognizing that busy Hawaii lawyers sometimes need special attention and expedited banking services for themselves, their firms, for cases and for clients, has identified individual bankers who are ready, willing and able to provide the Hawaii State Bar Association and its members professional banking solutions. For questions and requests concerning banking services at Bank of Hawaii, call Naomi Masuno for business matters at 694-8332 and Amy Miller for consumer matters at 694-4716.
For a full list of benefits visit the member benefits page.
View the May e-Newsletter and the May e-Calendar for this month's events and announcements.
View the latest actions taken by the HSBA Board.
HSBA Basic Legal Staff Training Registration Open
Registration is now open for the 2013 Basic Legal Training & Certification Program. Classes start on June 10th covering all substantive areas of the law. The program includes 36 hours of instruction and includes a textbook for the cost of $400. The deadline to register is May 31, 2013. View the flyer and registration form.
Notice of Judicial Vacancy:
The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting nominations and applications to fill the following judicial vacancy in the State of Hawaii:
District Judge, District Court of the Second Circuit (Maui)
The Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi requires that the persons selected by the Commission be residents and citizens of the State of Hawaiʻi and of the United States, and have been licensed to practice law by the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court. A judge of the district court shall have been licensed to practice law for a period of not less than five years preceding nomination. No judge shall, during the term of office, engage in the practice of law, or run for or hold any other office or position of profit under the United States, the State or its political subdivisions. For more information view the press release.
Hawaii Supreme Court Seeks Comments on the Proposed Amendments to the:
Rule 2 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii