Become an HSBA Member


Membership Starts with the Hawaii State Judiciary


 
Admission to the HSBA as a licensed attorney is coordinated by the Board of Bar Examiners of the Hawaii Supreme Court and is governed by Rule 1 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii and the Board of Examiners Rules. Information can be obtained from the Hawaii State Judiciary website at www.courts.state.hi.us.

Limited Admission of Military Attorneys, Pro Tem Membership for faculty members of the William S. Richardson School of Law, and Pro Hac Vice Membership are governed by Rules 1.7, 1.8 and 1.9, respectively, of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii. Information can be obtained from the Hawaii State Judiciary website.

Admission of foreign law consultants is governed by Rule 14 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii. Information can be obtained from the Hawaii State Judiciary website.

Affiliate membership is available to lawyers who are licensed and in good standing in other States upon submission of an application and payment of dues as established by the HSBA Board of Directors. This membership confers no privileges of practice, voting or holding office.

See membership forms on the right sidebar to download and fill out completely.