HONOLULU -- In a special session, the state Senate today confirmed the appointment of Peter T. Cahill to the 2nd Circuit Court bench.
He fills the vacancy left by the recent retirement of Judge Shackley F. Raffetto.
Cahill currently is an attorney at Cahill & O'Neill, a law firm concentrating on injury and wrongful death cases. Prior to his employment at Cahill & O'Neill, he worked as a lawyer at Krueger & Cahill and the Law Office of James Krueger.
Cahill earned his bachelor of arts degree from Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., and his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.