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HAWAII STATE JUDICIARY NEWS RELEASE: Non-Lawyer Candidates Looked for Legal professionals’ Fund for Shopper Safety Board

HAWAII STATE JUDICIARY NEWS RELEASE: Non-Attorney Applicants Sought for Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection Board

Posted on Jan 5, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU — Non-attorney applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the Trust Fund Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court’s Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (LFCP). The appointee will serve a five-year term from May 11, 2021 to May 10, 2026.

Board members are appointed by the Supreme Court of Hawaii and serve without compensation (but are reimbursed for expenses reasonably incurred in the performance of their duties, e.g., travel). The duties of the board are to oversee and administer the Fund, which was established to reimburse, to the extent provided by the Rules of the Hawaii Supreme Court, losses caused by the dishonest conduct of members of the Hawaii State Bar Association.

Interested persons who are not attorneys should send a letter and resume to:

Sidney K. Ayabe
Nominating Committee
Cades Schutte Bldg.
1000 Bishop St., Suite 807
Honolulu, HI 96813
[email protected]

The deadline to apply is Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.

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Media contact:

Jan Kagehiro

Communications & Community Relations Director

Hawaii State Judiciary

417 S. King St. Suite 212

Honolulu, HI  96813

Office:  808-539-4914

Mobile:  808-260-5423

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