Hawaii State Bar Association Mission

The Mission of the Hawaii State Bar Association is to unite and inspire Hawaii's lawyers to promote justice, serve the public and improve the legal profession."


GOAL 1:    To develop and maintain an effective, democratic organizational structure to serve the needs of the members, the Judiciary, and the public.

    Awards Committee
    Board Strategic Planning Committee    
    Finance Committee/Non-Dues Revenue
    Government Lawyers Section
    Member Benefits & Services Committee
    Nominating Committee
    Publications Committee
    Staff & Facilities Committee
    Technology Committee
    Young Lawyers Division


GOAL 2:    To promote the integrity and competency of lawyers in Hawaii.

    Attorney/Client Relations Committee
    Attorneys and Judges Assistance Program
    Continuing Legal Education Committee
    Disciplinary Counsel/Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection
    Hawaii State Bar Foundation
    Hawaii State Trial Judges Association
    Mentoring Committee
    Professional Responsibility & Risk Management Committee
    Technology Committee
    Young Lawyers Division

     

GOAL 3:    To eliminate unfair bias, prejudice and discrimination and to create meaningful opportunities for underrepresented groups in the legal system.

    Afro American Lawyers Association
    Diversity, Equality, & Access the Law Committee
    Filipino Lawyers Association
    Hawaii LGBT Legal Association
    Hawaii Women Lawyers
    Korean American Bar Association of Hawaii
    National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
    Native Hawaiian Bar Association
    William S. Richardson School of Law
    Young Lawyers Division


GOAL 4:    To educate the public about legal rights and responsibilities, the legal process, and the role and responsibility of lawyers.

    Civic Education Committee
    Hawaii Justice Foundation
    Hawaii State Bar Foundation
    Young Lawyers Division

     

GOAL 5:    To increase the availability of quality legal services to all who need them.

    Consumer Protection Committee
    Delivery of Services to Public Committee
    Hawaii Justice Foundation
    Hawaii State Bar Foundation
    Lawyer Referral & Information Service Committee
    Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
    William S. Richardson School of Law
    Young Lawyers Division


GOAL 6:    To advance the equitable and efficient administration of justice.

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    Hawaii State Bar Foundation
    Hawaii State Trial Judges Association
    Judicial Administration Committee
    Judiciary Center for ADR
    Legislation and Public Policy Committee
    Young Lawyers Division


GOAL 7:    To recognize and address the needs and problems of lawyers on each island.

    Hawaii County Bar Association
    Kauai Bar Association
    Maui County Bar Association
    West Hawaii Bar Association
    Continuing Legal Education Committee
    Member Benefits & Services Committee
    Technology Committee
    Young Lawyers Division