The Hawaii Federal Trial Academy (2018)

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Type of Practice:    If Other Selected, please describe:

 
Yes No   Are you admitted to the Hawaii State bar?
 
Yes No   Are you admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii?
 
   Year of first bar admission
(priority consideration given to those applicants with 5 years or less of professional legal experience)
 
   Number of open cases in any court of the United States
(include the U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, etc.)
  Please describe three matters that are representative of your current practice.
For each matter, please provide a concise description of: (1) the type of matter, including basic background facts if appropriate; (2) your role in the matter including significant contributions; and (3) describe in 1-2 sentences how the experience contributed to your trial advocacy skills or your desire to obtain additional trial advocacy training.
 
   Number of trials as lead or co-counsel conducted in federal court
(e.g. you personally examined at least one witness). Include jury and non-jury trials.
 
Please upload your resume (pdf format only):
  
  Please explain why you wish to participate in the Trial Academy, including how your participation will benefit your practice in federal court?
(Maximum response: 300 words)
 
Yes No   I understand that I am expected to review and¬†analyze the HFTA mock trial fact pattern prior to attending the program and am willing to commit the time necessary to do so. I will attend all scheduled panels and events throughout the 3 day program. I have reviewed these expectations with my employer/immediate supervisor and he/she fully supports my application and will give me the time necessary to participate in the program.