Members needed for attorney panel

The state Supreme Court is seeking attorney and nonattorney applicants to fill six positions on its disciplinary board.

The board oversees the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity and recommends appropriate action to the Supreme Court.

Qualifications for the board positions include sound judgment and a willingness and ability to devote time to perform necessary duties, including learning the procedures, methods and functions of the board. Other qualifications include experience in specialized areas that will aid in the evaluation and analysis of complaints and recommendations for discipline.

Each position is for a three-year term beginning July 1. Board members serve without compensation, but travel is reimbursed.

The application deadline is June 15.

Applicants should submit a resume and letter indicating their interest to Sidney Ayabe; Nominating Committee; Supreme Court of Hawaii; P.O. Box 26436; Honolulu 96825.


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