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HSJ News Release: Applicants Sought for Board of Bar Examiners

Posted on Jul 18, 2022 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Supreme Court Nominating Committee is now accepting applications from attorneys wanting to serve as members of the Board of Bar Examiners. Individuals from all islands are invited to apply.

Appointed board members will serve three-year terms beginning Nov. 1, 2022.

The Board of Examiners administers the process of admission to the Hawaii State Bar. It examines each applicant’s qualifications, knowledge of legal ethics, moral character, and administers a written examination.

Board members receive no compensation but may be reimbursed for travel and other expenses incidental to the performance of their duties.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, along with a resume by mail or email to:

Liam Deeley, Chair
Hawaii Supreme Court Nominating Committee
212 Merchant St, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96813
Email address: [email protected]

The deadline to submit applications is Wednesday, Aug31, 2022.

The Nominating Committee will provide recommendations to the Supreme Court, which makes the final selections.

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Media contact:

Jan Kagehiro (she/her/hers)

Communications & Community Relations Director

Hawaii State Judiciary

417 S. King St. Suite 212

Honolulu, HI  96813

Office:  808-539-4914

Mobile:  808-260-5423