1984, Hawaii and U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1983
Law School Graduation Year
University of Southern California, A.B., magna cum laude, 1980
Hawaii State and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Tort and Insurance Practice) Bar Associations; American Judicature Society.
Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Recipient, Outstanding Public Administration Award, City Administrator, 1996. Member, Judicial Council, 2000—; Commission on Judicial Conduct, 1994-2000. Permanent Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure and Circuit Courts, 1994—. Charter Commission, 1998-2000. Police Commission, 1998-2002. Corporation Counsel and Director, 1994-1996, City and County of Honolulu. Honolulu Board of Water Supply, 2002-. Board of Directors, Hawaii State Bar Association, 1994-1996, 1996-1998. President, Young Lawyers Division, Hawaii State Bar Association, 1991. YLD Executive Council, District 27, American Bar Association, 1991-1992.