The Attorneys & Judges Assistance Program at 531-2880. AAP also handles substance abuse; stress and family counseling matters. Visit the website here.
Yes. Annual subscription rate is $50.00. For more information, please see hawaii_bar_journal.aspx
Please see the Bar Journal 2013 Media Kit.
If you are interested in writing either a short or long article of general interest to members of the bar, please send your submissions to Ed Kemper at firstname.lastname@example.org; Cynthia M. Johiro at Cynthia.email@example.com; or to any of the volunteer editors on the editorial board. All submitted articles should be of significance to and of interest or concern to members of the Hawaii legal community. A short article is between four to eight pages, double-spaced, approximately 500 to 1,500 words. The long law-review type articles are published in a special issue. These articles exceed 4,500 words. The Hawaii Bar Journal reserves the right to edit or not publish submitted articles.
No, we currently do not offer any type of advertising (including classifieds) on our official website or social media sites.
HSBA does not issue this document. Please contact the Chief Clerk's Office at the Hawaii Supreme Court, 808-539-4919 to obtain a certificate of good standing.
Replacement certificates are obtainable at the cost of $15 per seminar. Please contact HSBA CLE Assistant, Brian Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-537-1868.
Contact the HSBA Director of Programs, Levi Hookano, at email@example.com.
Fee disputes between attorneys and clients may be handled through our Attorney/Client Relations Program (808-537-1868). For more information see the Attorney/Client Relations Program webpage.
The Hawaii Bar Journal or classified ads in local newspapers are resources that you may find helpful. Further information on working and living in Hawaii may be obtained from the websites of the Hawaii Tourism Authority or the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii.
Formal complaints on Hawaii licensed attorneys are handled by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel at 808-521-4591 or visit the ODC website.
Complaints against judges are handled by the Commission on Judicial Conduct (808-539-4790). http://www.courts.state.hi.us/courts/judicial_conduct/commission_on_judicial_conduct.html
Please contact the HSBA membership specialist, Liberty Castillo, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-537-1868
You have a few options. You may email email@example.com, fax (808-521-7936), or mail an official letter to HSBA with the updated information or you may log-in to www.myhsba.org and update your membership profile. Note: www.myhsba.org will not accept changes during the renewal period.
Hawaii does not have reciprocity with other states/U.S. territories. Bar admissions here in Hawaii is handled by the State Judiciary. Here is a link to the Hawaii Judiciary's website where you may find information on bar application & instructions: http://www.courts.state.hi.us/legal_references/attorneys/application_and_instructions.html and a link to the Rules of the Supreme Court including admission to the bar: http://www.courts.state.hi.us/docs/court_rules/rules/rsch.htm
Please see http://hsba.org/become_a_member.aspx
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 Hawai’i and the Board of Examiners Rules. Information can be obtained from the Hawaii State Judiciary website at http://www.courts.state.hi.us
You need to petition the court in order to resign. Petition must be approved no later than 12/31 of the current licensing year in order not to pay for the following year. Please click here.
Health insurance may be obtained from Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA), Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA), Kaiser Permanente or any other provider. At this time, we have no member benefits agreement with a specific provider.
Yes. HSBA provides free legal research to all its members through Fastcase. For more information visit the Fastcase page.
For a referral to attorneys who practice in specific areas of law, contact the Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) which has been sponsored by the Hawaii State Bar Association for over 37 years. The service joins a network of nationwide Lawyer Referral Services approved by the American Bar Association. To contact the LRIS, call 808-537-9140; email to LRIS@hsba.org; or visit the LRIS website.
Currently there is no database available to the public containing ‘wins or losses’ information for individual bar members.
The HSBA does not carry such records. You must contact the Office of Disciplinary Counsel at 808-521-4591 or visit their website at http://www.odchawaii.com/Consumer.html
HSBA does have a public directory of that information: Lawyer_Status.aspx
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