• Brews & News - November 22, 2019
The YLD wishes a warm welcome and congratulations to the newly admitted attorneys sworn into the Hawaii bar! In honor of the new admittees, the YLD, Solo & Small Firm Section, and the American Judicature Society (“AJS”), are hosting the Brews & News social from 5:30-7:40 pm on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Square Barrels featuring hosted appetizers and brews, while supplies last. Space is limited. This event is open to members of the YLD, Solo & Small Firm Section, and the AJS, who RSVP in advance.
• Results of the #HiFit2Practice Well Being Challenge
Congratulations to all who participated in the #HiFit2Practice Well Being Challenge for the month of October! We enjoyed seeing participants rise to the challenge with new workouts, mental wellness activities, cooking with healthy ingredients, and much more. Thank you all participants for making a commitment to your well-being. The YLD and SCD are pleased to announce the top-three winners of the #HiFit2Practice Well Being Challenge: Maria Fagerstroem-Ryder (First Place), Derek Kobayashi (Second Place), and Elizabeth Chan (Third Place). Way to go, Maria, Derek, and Elizabeth!
• Legal Lines for November
Thank you to Coates Frey Tanimoto & Gibson, our November Legal Lines Sponsor! Special thanks to volunteers Noah Gibson, Greg Frey, John Hughes, Tom Tanimoto, Shannon Hackett, and Richard J. Sakoda for volunteering your time. We appreciate your continued support of the Legal Lines program.
• Junior Judges
Thank you to Junior Judges Chair and YLD Oahu Director Daniel Padilla, YLD Hilo Director Kelden Waltjen, YLD Maui Director Jamil Newirth, and the many attorneys who volunteered for the YLD’s Junior Judges Program, including: Randall Albright, Stephen Atwell, Cassie Bagay, Alisa Auzenne, Heipua Ah Loy, Magdalena Bajon, Brit Barker, Jessica Domingo, Stephen Frye, Tracy Fukui, Joanne Hicks, Tiffany Kaeo, Krisna Kay, Wookie Kim, Daniel Lam, Shaunda Liu, Greg Lui-Kwan, Herbert Mukai, Jamil Newirth, Jeff Ng, Daniel Padilla, Sharon Paris, Laurel Pepe, Matthew Prellberg, Mitch Roth, Christopher Rothfus, Adrienne Shergill, Scott Shishido, Kevin Soong, Roland Talon, Tom Tanimoto, Ronald Tang, Suzanna Tiapula, Steven Uejo, Kelden Waltjen, Sylvia Wan, Matthew Weyer, Jennifer Wharton, Shawn Yamada, and Jessica Yamashita. Thanks to the support of our attorney volunteers, the Junior Judges program served nearly 2,000 students statewide.
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