For New Admittees Only: November 2022 Supreme Court Rule 1.14 Professionalism Course: Hawaii Courts: Advocacy, Procedure & Practice Perspectives from the State & Federal Bench (Part 1of 3) (RECORDED)
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NOTE: You need to take the Professionalism Course ASAP since it is a mandatory CLE. Expires in your HSBA CLE classroom on May 31, 2023 at midnight.
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$5.00 for New Admittees to the Bar (reminder: must take all 3 courses to fulfill RSCH 1.14 requirement*)
1 CLE Ethics Credit
*Notes to New Admittees:
The 2022 Supreme Court Rule 1.14
Professionalism Course will be presented online as 3 separate, convenient on-demand webinars.
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 following year
of election of active status, complete the Hawaii Professionalism Course conducted under the joint
sponsorship of the Hawaii State Bar Association ("HSBA") and the Supreme Court of Hawaii. Failure to
complete this course within the time period specified shall result in automatic administrative suspension
of one's license to practice law.
Please note, any person eligible to take the November 2020 Hawaii Professionalism Course shall be
afforded an additional one year to comply with Rule 1.14(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court
of Hawaii. (SCMF-12-0000538)
This is Part 1 of 3 of the November 2022 Supreme Court Rule 1.14 Professionalism Course. New Admittees to the Bar must take all 3 courses to fulfill RSCH Rule 1.14. All 3 courses are linked below:
RSCH 1.14 Professionalism Seminar (Part 1 of 3)
Hawaii Courts: Advocacy, Procedure & Practice Perspectives from the State & Federal Bench
RSCH 1.14 Professionalism Seminar (Part 2 of 3)
Attorney Responsibilities: Ethics and Personal Well-Being
RSCH 1.14 Professionalism Seminar (Part 3 of 3)
Best Practices for New Attorneys
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)
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Judge Jill A. Otake, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Jill A. Otake has served on the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii since August 2018. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Russian Language from Georgetown University and her J.D. from the University of Washington, she practiced as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in King County Washington, and later as an Assistant United States Attorney in Seattle (9 years) and Honolulu (4 years). Judge Otake also clerked for the Honorable Simeon R. Acoba, Jr., Associate Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court, from 2001-2002.
Judge Otake was co-president of the Asian Bar Association of Washington, a volunteer attorney for Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, and a mentor for Hawaii Women Lawyers. She was a Fellow of the 2016 Hawaii State Bar Association’s Leadership Institute and is currently a Co-Chair of the HSBA’s Professionalism and Risk Management Committee.
Judge Lisa M. Ginoza, Chief Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals
Lisa M. Ginoza was sworn in as Chief Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals on April 24, 2018.
being appointed to her current position, she was appointed as an Associate Judge of the Intermediate Court
of Appeals on May 6, 2010. A graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law, Chief Judge Ginoza
served as a law clerk to the Honorable Samuel P. King, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of
Hawaii. She then entered private practice with the law firm of McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon, where
she became a partner and over the course of fourteen years had an extensive civil litigation practice.
January 2005, Chief Judge Ginoza was appointed to serve as First Deputy Attorney General for the State of
Hawaii. She served in this position until her appointment to the Intermediate Court of Appeals in 2
Judge Ginoza is a Kailua High School graduate and received her undergraduate degree from Oregon
State University, with highest distinction. She has served as an Adjunct Professor in Appellate Advocacy at
the William S. Richardson School of Law.
Judge Darien W. Nagata, District Court of Third Circuit
Darien W.L. Ching Nagata was appointed by Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald to the District Court of Third Circuit.
From 1998 to 2016, she served as a deputy prosecuting attorney for the County of Hawai‘i Office of the Prosecuting Attorney.
She is a graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar in 1997.
Judge Rom A. Trader, First Circuit Court Judge
Rom Trader had 20 years of experience as a prosecutor before becoming a First Circuit Court judge on March 27, 2009.
Nominated by Governor Linda Lingle, Judge Trader was also an adjunct professor at the University of Hawaii’s William Richardson School of Law.
He earned his bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.
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