Bar News

Jul

12

July 12, 2011 BY

AG’s Office Updates Job Posting


The Attorney General’s Office is still accepting submissions for attorney positions in both its civil and criminal divisions. This posting can be found at the employment page. They have changed their contact email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

AG Jobs (pdf)

Filed Under: Uncategorized

Jul

01

July 01, 2011 BY

New ASBA Secretary


Sadly, ASBA Secretary Kelly Smith has left the island to pursue a new career. At last night’s meeting, Blake Hanley was chosen to be the new ASBA secretary. Blake will be an excellent addition to the executive committee, and the ASBA is proud to have him on board.

Filed Under: News

Jul

01

July 01, 2011 BY

ASR Volunteers Still Needed


The ASBA is still looking for volunteers to help identify and organize headnotes for the new volumes of the ASRs. The quicker this is done, the quicker the ASRs can be released. Sharron Rancourt will be organizing this project. If you would like to participate, please get in touch with her.

Filed Under: Call For Comments

Jun

29

June 29, 2011 BY

Nick Deganhart Speaks About Practicing Law In American Samoa


Departing Assistant Attorney General, and ASBA member, Nick Deganhart spoke with KHJ Radio about practicing criminal law in American Samoa. Deganhart suggested that the criminal justice system should seek alternatives to jail in sentencing.

To read more and hear audio, please visit:

KHJ Radio via Talanei.com

Filed Under: News

Jun

29

June 29, 2011 BY

June Bar Meeting At Sadie’s


We will be hosting our June meeting at Sadie’s Inn tomorrow (June 30) at 5:30. We will discuss a number of issues:
 
* ABA updates
* The South Pacific Lawyers Association
* Making public the Samoan Pacific Bar Joural
* Events in Apia with the Western Samoa Law Society
* Law Day on May 1, 2012
Filed Under: Meetings