2021 Basic Mediation Training June 18, 19, 25, and 26

This 28-hour intensive and highly interactive training utilizes a variety of approaches including small group work and mediation simulations. Mediation training covers advanced communication and conflict resolution skills.

As part of this course, you will:
Learn to manage and resolve conflict
Improve interpersonal and professional communication
Contribute to resolving conflicts peacefully in our community

Upon completion of the training, participants will have the opportunity to apply these new skills as volunteer mediators with Maui Mediation Services.

Register here: https://www.mauimediation.org/training-events/
For more information
call 808.244.5744

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Upcoming Free CLE – Commissioner’s Duties in Foreclosure Case: Perspectives from the Bench

MCBA is sponsoring an upcoming FREE CLE for attorneys about Commissioner’s Duties in Foreclosure Cases: Perspectives from the Bench. Gain insightful knowledge directly from Judges who oversee foreclosure cases and what they think are the best methods of fulfilling a Commissioner’s duties.

WHERE: Courtroom 2, Maui Court House (Judge Cahill)
WHEN: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

MCBA is anticipating this CLE will be worth 2 CLE credits.

If you have any questions or content requests for the judges, please contact Michael Collins at mike@cainandherren.com with your questions or requests.

We look forward to seeing you then!

Self-Help Center Online Training Now Available

Aloha MCBA Members,

Effective July 1, 2017, the Thursday Self-Help Center hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Training for attorneys to volunteer is also now available online:

http://www.legalaidhawaii.org/video-training.html
password: lash123

After completing the videos, attorneys must complete the online exam successfully (15 questions) to access the video completion and agreement to participate forms.

At the Self-Help Center, Volunteer Attorneys and an Americorps Advocate provide limited legal information to help self-represented litigants with District and Family Court civil matters. Assistance is provided for issues related to landlord cases, collection cases, District and Family Court temporary restraining orders, divorces, custody and other matters. Assistance may be given in the form of providing Court Forms, reviewing Court Documents for interpretation or to insure that the forms has been completed correctly. Additionally, volunteers try to answer as many procedural questions as possible.

All Maui attorneys are encouraged to volunteer!

Thank you,
Brandon Segal
MCBA Bar President 2017

Basic Mediation Training on February 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2017 by Maui Mediation

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Beginning and Advance Collaborative Law Training

Monday, March 21
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Time: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Place:Hotel Wailea Maui

Who:Family law judges and attorneys, litigators, mental health professionals, mediators, financial planners, and child experts

This 2-day interdisciplinary workshop is open to both new and seasoned collaborative professionals. Beginners will learn the basics of collaborative law, while experienced practitioners will reinforce skills already learned in the Introduction to Collaborative Practice training of 2015 and deepen the level of understanding of what it means to be a competent collaborative practitioner. Participants will walk step-by-step through a sample case from interviewing a potential client, to working with challenges at the table, to a resolution which satisfies the needs of the clients and creates the foundation of a healthy future for the whole, family, post-divorce. This interactive and practical training will enable both beginning and advanced participants to set up a successful collaborative practice and become part of the large, vibrant international collaborative community.
This training qualifies for 10 CLE and 2 Ethics CLE.

Implementation of a JIMS Circuit Court Criminal and Family Court Criminal System

As you may know, Hawaii is transitioning to a fully electronic system by January 2017.

In anticipation of this transition, Chief Judge Cardoza of the Second Circuit of Hawaii has created a plan to implement the new system into current proceedings. This shall go into effect on March 1, 2016.

These changes will be on-going, and members are strongly encourages to provide feedback to the Court in order to ensure an easy and efficient transition.

Throughout 2016, feedback may be sent to MCBA, which will be forwarded to the Court.

Please click here for the Memorandum regarding the implementation of the JIMS Circuit Court Criminal and family Court Criminal System. Note, this Memorandum is in .wpd format.

Mahalo,

Jacob Lowenthal
MCBA President, 2016