• #Fit2Practice Well Being Challenge
HSBA YLD and SCD members will face-off in a month-long well-being challenge during the month of October!
To sign up, e-mail the YLD at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2019 with your name and Hawaii Bar Number. Beginning October 1, 2019, participants must track their physical and mental health-related activities, earning points for each activity completed. Participants must submit their activity log, including a description of each activity, time spent for each activity, and the date each activity was completed.
Over the course of the month of October 2019, participants are encouraged to post at least three of their activities to social media (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) using the following hashtags “#Fit2Practice” “#HSBA” and tagging @yldhawaii and @hawaiistatebarorganization. Points will awarded for each qualifying social media post.
The participant with the most points for the month of October 2019 will win the grand prize -- a free 90 day guest membership and 55 minute massage at Island Club & Spa (valued at $660)! Amazon gift cards will be awarded for second and third place.
More information to follow.
• Finance 101 for Attorneys
Westpac Wealth Partners will host a “Finance 101” seminar open to all HSBA Members on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 12-1 pm at the HSBA Conference room. This seminar aims to promote financial literacy for all attorneys, particularly young/new attorneys, touching on real life considerations. Some of the key points will cover student loans, building savings, and purchasing real estate. The speakers at this seminar include: Aaron Domingo, Financial Advisor with Westpac Wealth Partners; Ami Koenig, CPA with ECA Advisors; Jennifer Domingo, Mortgage Broker with Guild Mortgage; and Alex Ching with Westpac Wealth Partners, as the moderator. This is a great opportunity to learn ways to improve your financial literacy and wellness. (No sales pitch either!). RSVP to email@example.com.
• Junior Judges
The YLD’s Junior Judges volunteer program is scheduled for the week of October 21, 2019 at elementary schools (grades 4-6) throughout the state. Volunteers will present a locally produced DVD featuring skits depicting issues such as bullying, theft, cheating, and suggested Q&A to discuss with students how to make good decisions when faced with these issues. Junior Judges Program Chair, Daniel Padilla, and the committee invite you to volunteer. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• Legal Lines
Thank you to our Legal Lines sponsor for September, Carlsmith Ball LLP! Special thanks to volunteers Onaona Thoene, Avery Matro, Leo Shimizu, Alex Chun, Maria Fagerstroem-Ryder, Tina Tsuchiyama, Toby Yamashiro, Jeremy O’Steen, Miriah Holden, and Richard J. Sakoda. We appreciate your time and dedication to this community service project.
• Mock Trial
The Mock Trial Committee, led by Chair Chris St. Sure, has selected a criminal law case for this year’s High School Mock Trial competition. Participants will enjoy this year’s exciting fact pattern. After 5-6 weeks of trial competitions in January-February 2020, the top 4 teams will compete in the semi-final competition rounds. Thereafter, the top 2 teams compete in the final round. The winning team represents the State of Hawaii in the National High School Mock Trial Competition, typically in May. Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering.
Have a request, idea, or opportunity that you’d like to share? Contact me or any YLD officer/director to discuss.
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