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Richard Pollack

University of Hawai`i, William S. Richardson School of Law
  • Hawaii
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Summary

Richard W. Pollack was sworn in as an Associate Justice on August 6, 2012. Prior to his appointment to the Hawai`i Supreme Court, he served as a judge of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit from May 10, 2000.

Justice Pollack was a deputy public defender for the State of Hawai`i from 1980 until his appointment as the State Public Defender on February 3, 1987. He served in that capacity until his appointment to the circuit court bench.

Since 1990, Justice Pollack has been an adjunct professor at the University of Hawai`i, William S. Richardson School of Law. He currently teaches courses in the law of Evidence and Criminal Procedure.

Associate Justice Pollack received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and law degree from Hastings College of the Law.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Hawaii
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Professional Experience
Adjunct Law Professor
University of Hawai`i, William S. Richardson School of Law
Current
Currently teaches courses in the law of Evidence and Criminal Procedure.
Justice
Hawaii Supreme Court
- Current
Judge
Circuit Court of the First Circuit
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State Public Defender
State of Hawaii
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Deputy Public Defender
State of Hawaii
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Education
University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of California - Santa Barbara
Undergraduate degree
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Professional Associations
Hawaii State Bar
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
Honolulu, HI, USA
Telephone: (808) 539-4715