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Court Seeking Applicants for Grand Jury Counsel

January 8, 2018, 8:00 AM HST
* Updated January 7, 9:42 AM
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The Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Hawai‘i Island) is now seeking applications for independent grand jury counsel for Hilo and Kona and the compensation will be as provided by law.

Article I, Section 11 of the Constitution of the State of Hawai‘i establishes that whenever a grand jury is impaneled, an independent counsel shall be appointed as provided by law, to advise the members of the grand jury regarding matters brought before it.

In accordance with Hawai‘i Revised Statutes (§612-51 to §612-57), the Chief Justice of the Hawai‘i Supreme Court appoints grand jury counsel for the four judicial circuits of the state, selecting from among those individuals licensed to practice law in Hawai‘i who are not public employees.

If you are interested in being considered for a one-year appointment for either Hilo or Kona, submit a letter indicating your interest and resume by Sunday, April 15, 2018 to:

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Chief Judge Greg Nakamura
Hale Kaulike
777 Kilauea Ave.
Hilo, HI 96720

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You can also fax a copy to:

Lester Oshiro
Chief Court Administrator
(808) 961-7577

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