The 2013 HSBA Spring Conference will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 with keynote speaker Russell Waters who will cover "The Disciplinary Process, Best Practices, and Managing Your Risk." For members who have not registered, sign up today for substantive programs, networking opportunities, and up to 4.25 MCPE credits!
Other topics include: Tax Management for Solo and Small Firms; Detecting and Preventing Employee Embezzlement; Disaster Strikes! - Business Continuity in the Event of a Disaster; Managing Client Expectations in a World of Connectivity; and many more!
View the 2013 Spring Conference flyer for more information and register here.
Hawaii State Bar Association YLD Law Week 2013
The Young Lawyers Division of the HSBA is hosting Law Week service projects this week.
As part of that effort, free Legal Clinics providing legal information to the public will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oahu and Neighbor Island locations. Free legal information will be given on a variety of topics including bankruptcy, divorce, child custody, elder care, employment law, and more. View the flyer for specific Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Big Island locations.
2013 ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE
The 2013 Hawaii Access to Justice Conference -- AND JUSTICE FOR ALL? -- sponsored by the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission will be on Friday, June 21, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the William S. Richardson School of Law.
Please attend to be part of an exciting, provocative discussion about seeking justice for the underserved, including excellent opportunities for audience participation.
Hawaii attorneys attending this event can receive three mandatory continuing professional education ("MCPE") credits, which will satisfy in full the yearly three MCPE credit requirement. This event is co-sponsored by the Hawaii Justice Foundation, HSBA, and the William S. Richardson School of Law.
Request For Input on Hawaii Supreme Court Amended Rule
The Hawaii Supreme Court amended Rule 12.2 (c) of the Rules of the Circuit Courts of the State of Hawaii last year, effective July 1, 2012. Rule 12.2 covers Alternative Dispute Resolution and subsection (c) addresses selection of the neutral for ADR processes that are ordered by the court.
The Judiciary would like input from the Bar on subsection (c) of Rule 12.2. Please contact Elizabeth Kent, Director of the Judiciary’s Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, with your comments by May 20. You may email her or call her at 539-4238. Thank you.