Just a reminder, today’s topic of choice for legal information at KHON2’s Actionline will be landlord-tenant issues. If you have questions about what to do in Hawaii please call. Today is my volunteer spot, as well as two great attorneys from Goodsill Anderson Quinn and Stifel. For more info check it out here.
For Everyone –
Just a reminder today begins the HSBA Young Lawyers Division volunteering at KHON2 News Actionline call center. Volunteer lawyers will be providing legal information on the following:
- Tuesday, October 25, 2011 – Bankruptcy and Loan Modification
- Wednesday, October 26, 2011 – Landlord/Tenant
- Thursday, October 27, 2011 – Divorce with Custody/Child Support
I conducted an interview regarding Landlord-Tenant issues, such as, issues before signing a rental agreement, what a landlord can do with security deposits, and handling smoking neighbors. If you have similar issues please call tomorrow to speak to a volunteer attorney.
Please call the studio between the hours of 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at 591-0222. For further information click here.
For Attorneys –
There is a Pro Bono Fair today at the Hawaii State Supreme Court. The YLD will have a booth, so if you are interested in helping or volunteering for future projects please come down and check it out.
For further information click here.
Please check out my contributor article about how we can better serve justice in Hawaii and also follow Civil Beat. They are a great civic investigative forum of news and insight into the daily beat of Hawaii.
LATEST UPDATE (5/5/11 @ 5:01PM):
KHON2 also posted a little blip from me about Wrongful Termination and Actionline. Click here to check it out. I will be doing a post on a legislative update about some of the changes to employment law in a couple of days. Notably, the protection of gender expression protection, labor trafficking, and domestic violence as a protected class. HR you might want to take a peak!
In the meantime, prepare those landlord-tenant questions for tomorrow’s last day on Actionline from 11AM – 1PM. Finally, if you did not get a chance to call in by topics remember the Young Lawyers Division will be putting up free legal clinics on Saturday from 10AM – 2PM. For further information please check out this link.
For the rest of this week (May 2 – 6) the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Hawaii State Bar Association will be volunteering at the phones of KHON2’s Actionline. We are covering the following topics on the following days from 11AM – 1PM:
Monday – Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Consumer Protection Tuesday – Divorce, Child Custody, Adoption, and Mediation Wednesday -Employment Law/Wrongful Termination Thursday -Elder Care/Elder Law Friday – Landlord and Tenant Law in Hawaii
If you think you have a legal issue or concern, or even just a question, please feel free to call at 591-0222. If you miss the topic you want to talk to a volunteer attorney about don’t forget the YLD will be putting on free legal clinics throughout the state this Saturday, May 7th, from 10AM – 2PM. For further information click here.
Actionline Law Week is all pau! Thank you for your calls and interests. In addition, I personally would like to thank fellow attorney volunteers that gave up their lunch to field over a hundred calls this week to help people. If you didn’t get a chance to call please check out the YLD’s Legal Clinics on May 7th, from 10AM – 2PM.