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New in 2020

 

 

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at UH Law School
Clinical Building

 

Available for pick up

at UH Law School Clinical Building

 

2485 Dole St.
Call 956-6544

 

This publication was funded through

the Hawaii Justice Foundation

with Support from the William S. Richardson School of Law

Coming Events

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

 

THE ELDER LAW VETERANS FOCUS CLINIC presents

 

“A Conversation with Judge Coral Wong Pietsch of the
 The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Washington, DC”

 

 2:30pm - 5:30pm

 

UH Law School

Clinical Building

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

 

Disappointment that the End of Life

 

2:00 -3:00

What can we do about Elder Abuse

 

3:15-4:30

Families and Fraud

 

4:45-5:45

Dementia

 

Panel discussion

 

UHELP Staff

Professor James Pietschis the UHELP director/attorney. Early in his career, he served as a regular Army officer in the Medical Service Corps and later in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Upon release from active duty he was the staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi (LASH) Elder Law Unit prior to assuming his position at the law school in 1991.  He received national recognition for his work in Elder Law when he was presented with the Paul Lichterman Award. He is the recipient of the Elizabeth and Hung Wo Ching Memorial Award for Faculty Service at the University of Hawaiʻi. He served pro bono as Special Advisor to the Multinational Force-Iraq Law and Order Task Force for which he received the Secretary of the Army Award for Public Service and later as Rule of Law Advisor to the Baghdad Provincial Reconstruction Team where he helped establish legal and clinics in Iraq, including the Kurdistan region.More recently, Professor Pietsch was awarded the Robert W. Clopton Award for Distinguished Service to the Community and the Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching.

 

 

Lenora Lee is the program administrator/legal assistant. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at UH Manoa. Lennie, who is a graduate of the Kapiʻolani Community College Legal Assistant Program, was a paralegal at the Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi for over 12 years where she served both in the family law unit and the elder law unit. In addition to her experience as a paralegal Lennie has a teaching certificate in secondary education, a Masters Degree in Political Science from the University of Hawaiʻi, and a Masters of Business Administration from Chaminade University. She also has a PhD in political science from the University of Hawaiʻi.

 
 

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