November 2019 Supreme Court Rule 1.14 Professionalism Course
Mail: 1100 Alakea Street, Suite 1000, Honolulu, HI 96813
How to Register:
If you have a JD number (HSBA Members): Sign In to the right to register online with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.
• Username is JD# (without any zeros in front) and Last name. Username is not case sensitive.
• Password is first three letters of last name (first letter only is uppercase) and last four digits of SSN. Password is case sensitive.
If you do not have a JD number yet or are paying by check please download the form and submit with payment to the HSBA. The form is available HERE for download.
Early Bird Registration Rates will end promptly on Friday, November 8, 2019.
Paper Registration forms WITH payment must be postmarked by Friday, November 8, 2019 in order to receive the Early Bird rate.
Online Registration will be open through Wednesday, November 13, 2019. After that time, we will accept walk ins for registration.
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Registration: Opens at 7:45 AM (coffee and continental breakfast will be served)
William S. Richardson School of Law
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI, 96822
Credits: 4.5 CLE (all of which may be applied as Ethics)
Early Registration Discount for Recent Law School Graduate (0-3 yrs):
Oahu Resident: $90
Neighbor Island/Mainland: $60
Early Registration Price for Oahu Residents: $190
Base Price for Oahu Residents: $250
Early Registration Price for Residents of Neighbor Island/Mainland: $160
Base Price for Residents of Neighbor Island/Mainland: $220
About the Course:
Rule 1.14(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii (“RSCH”) requires that each person licensed to practice law after July 1, 2001, shall, no later than December 31 of the year following the year of election of active status, complete the Hawai‘i Professionalism Course conducted under the joint sponsorship of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association (“HSBA”) and the Supreme Court of Hawai‘i.
Failure to complete this course within the time period specified shall result in automatic suspension of the license to practice law. The mandatory Hawaii Professionalism Course is administered only twice a year, in June and November on the island of Oahu. In-person attendance is required.
Please familiarize yourself with the following Rule of the Supreme Court:
RSCH 1.14 (ADMISSION TO THE BAR: Mandatory professionalism course),
RSCH 22 (MANDATORY CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION), and
RSCH 17 (THE HAWAI‘I STATE BAR)
You should also visit the HSBA's "New Admittees Information" Page
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROFESSIONALISM COURSE BEFORE CONTINUING:
Parking: Parking is available in the parking garage next to the law school for $6.
Cancellation: Refund will be made only upon receipt of a written notice of cancellation (to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail) on or before Saturday, November 9, 2019. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE IF: (1) CANCELLATION IS MADE AFTER Saturday, November 9, 2019; AND/OR (2) for no shows.
Insufficient Funds: A $30 fee will be charged for checks returned due to insufficient funds.
Course Materials: In an effort to be green, the Course Materials for the June Professionalism Course will be distributed electronically. Please download materials before you arrive on Saturday morning. Materials will be available by Friday, November 15, 2019. Attendees may print materials prior to attending or simply view them on their tablet, phone or laptop.
Questions / Special Accommodations / ADA: Contact the HSBA by calling: (808) 537-1868 and ask for the CLE Department or email: email@example.com.