Honolulu, Hawaii

Posted Date

April 26, 2024

Contact Information

Saree Kalani


Licensed attorneys who wish to provide legal services to the State for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2024, are invited to submit a Statement of Qualifications and Expression of Interest to the Attorney General pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes §103D–304, as the need arises.

A new statement must be signed and electronically submitted pursuant to this Notice, even if you submitted a statement in the past.  Attorneys from the same firm must submit separate statements. Please submit your statement(s) electronically to:  HAWAIIAG@HAWAII.GOV.  In the SUBJECT LINE, please indicate STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATION FOR FY2024-2025.  A confirmation will be sent.

In the past, we have contracted for legal services in the following areas.  Attorneys may list other areas of practice but are limited to no more than three areas.

Administrative Law and Hearings Officer
Appellate Practice
Charities Regulation and Enforcement
Civil Litigation (including Second Amendment, constitutional litigation, construction litigation, civil rights, collections, tort law, products liability, professional malpractice, employment litigation)
Complex Civil Litigation (including plaintiff’s qui tam, False Claims Act, UDAP, antitrust, mass torts, class actions)
Construction Law
Criminal Law (including criminal prosecutions, defense, appeals)
Employment Law
Family Law (including Hawaii domestic relations orders, probate law, guardianships, ACT orders, estates and trusts, Chapter 334, mental health)
Federal Legislation
Health Law (including hospital administration and management, Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – HIPAA, Medicare, Medicaid)
Immigration Law
Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks,  copyrights, licensing, & contract negotiations/drafting)
International Law (including international trade)
Investment and Public Financing Counsel (including negotiating, documenting, and closing investment-related transactions, such as investment management agreements, private equity, and hedge fund investments;    bond counsel, investment banking, and financing leases)
Labor Law (including unemployment law, workers’ compensation, ERISA, Social Security Act)
Public Benefits Law (including ADA, § 504, IDEA – special education, public assistance)
Public Utilities and Energy Law
Real Property and Environmental Law (including financing, development, subdivisions, conveyances, transactions, permits, Native Rights, historical preservation, land-use law, commercial leasing, time share, water law, real-property acquisitions and encumbrances)
Securities Law
Taxation (including enforcement and collection of Hawaii Taxes, and prosecution and defense of State Tax Appeals)
Technology Law (including information and computer technology law, computer litigation & cyber security; telecommunications law (including fixed wire, cable, internet, satellite, e911 law), communications law, IT and software contracts)
Transactional Law (including business law, Contracts (including IT & software), corporate law, financial institutions/banking)
Transportation Law (including aviation law,  maritime law, admiralty)

Statement forms are available at http://ag.hawaii.gov/employment.

Your completed statements must be electronically received by the Hawaii State Department of the Attorney General by 11:59PM Friday, June 7, 2024, to be eligible for consideration for the entire fiscal year commencing July 1, 2024 and ending June 30, 2025.  NO HARD COPIES, CDs, OR FACSIMILES SHALL BE ACCEPTED.

A statement electronically received after June 7, 2024, will be considered a “late submittal” for the balance of the fiscal year as follows:

A late submittal received between:   Will be considered beginning:
June 8, 2024 – September 6, 2024   October 1, 2024
September 7, 2024 – December 6, 2024   January 1, 2025
December 7, 2024 – March 7, 2025   April 1, 2025

Application Process

Please review the Notice to Attorneys and complete the Statement of Qualifications.  Forms and instructions may be found on our website: http://ag.hawaii.gov/employment