Paralegal Advisory Committee

Kapi`olani Community College has invited a number of community leaders in business, industry and the professions to advise the faculty in the development of curricula in accordance with requirements in their fields. Consultations with these leaders relate to course content, selection of training equipment, the nature and extent of employment need and evaluation of the effectiveness of the program.

Paul A. Tomar, Esq., chairperson
Ashford & Wriston
Practicing Attorney

Ben Carroll, Esq.
Kapi`olani Community College
Faculty member

David Hayakawa, Esq.
Law Offices of Howard Luke
Practicing Attorney

Susan Jaworowski, Esq.
Kapi`olani Community College
Administration

Lenora Lee, paralegal
University of Hawai`i Elder Law Program
Richardson School of Law
Public Sector Paralegal

Rodney Nagasako, paralegal
Private Sector Paralegal

James Pietsch, Esq.
University of Hawai`i Elder Law Program
Richardson School of Law
Practicing Attorney/Professor of Law
University of Hawai`Manoa School of Law representative

Barbara Ritchie, paralegal
Private Sector Paralegal
Paralegal Emeritus representative

Carol Rowe, paralegal
Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i
Public Sector Paralegal

Diane Sherman
Bendet Fidell
Paralegal manager

Malia Taum, Esq.
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Managing Attorney

Elton Johnson, paralegal
Hawai`i Paralegal Association representative

Leslie Ishimi, paralegal
Hawai`i Legal Support Professionals representative
Association of Legal Administrators representative

Monique Pascual
Student representative

*Committee list last updated 10/15/12