Honolulu- The Hawaii State Senate today confirmed the appointment of Lloyd A. Poelman as judge to the District Court of the Second Circuit, located on Maui. He was nominated by Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald and was subject to Senate confirmation.
Judge Poelman has established himself as a person of great integrity, judicial competence, and diligence,” said Senator Roz Baker, who represents South and West Maui. “We are honored to confirm him to Maui’s District Court of the Second Circuit.”
Judge Poelman possesses the experience, temperament, and passion for justice essential to serve on a District Court,” said Senator J. Kalani English, who represents Hana, East and Upcountry Maui, Moloka‘i, Lana‘i, Kaho‘olawe. “I believe that the people of Maui will be well-served under his judgeship.”
I am pleased, along with my fellow Maui Senators, to support Judge Poelman’s confirmation,” said Senator Gilbert Keith-Agaran, who represents Wailuku, Waihe‘e, Kahului. “I am confident that he will serve the people of Maui well in this position based on his knowledge, compassion, and demeanor.”
Poelman currently serves as a partner in the Wailuku firm of Poelman and Langa, where his practice includes personal and business law, personal injury, bankruptcy, insurance defense, property law, and estate planning. In addition, he serves as a per diem judge presiding in the District Family Court on Maui.
Poleman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School.
He will serve a term of six years.Posted by Hawaii Senate Majority Caucus | 0 comments