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Chief Counsel
Hawai`i Civil Rights Commission
Exempt Position

The Hawai`i Civil Rights Commission administers the State’s Discrimination laws and receives, investigates, litigates, and adjudicates complaints of discrimination.

GENERAL DUTIES: Chief Counsel serves as the attorney for the Commissioners, advising them on adjudication matters, rulemaking, procedural, legislative, and other matters. Represents the Commission before the legislature and on appeals and in other cases before the state circuit and appellate courts and in federal court.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Law degree from an ABA accredited law school; five years of experience in practice of law, with litigation experience; license to practice law in the State of Hawai`i.

PREFERRED CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE: Trial and appellate experience in state or federal courts in cases involving complex issues of law and legal experience in civil rights, discrimination, employment, housing, or public accommodations law.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.


Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
830 Punchbowl Street, Room 411
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

DEADLINE: Must be received by close of business September 30, 2008.

No phone, fax, or email inquiries.

Equal Opportunity Employer