Silverman reappointed as judge

LIHUE — Sara Lee Silverman was reappointed to a second term as a Kauai District Court Judge.

Silverman was sworn in Monday as a per diem judge. Her first one-year term expired on Jan. 12, with the four-year term effective starting Tuesday.

Per diem judges are part-time judges and appointed on an as needed basis to preside in district court and family court.

The order reappointing Silverman came on Jan. 22 from state of Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald. The term will expire on Feb. 1, 2019.

Prior to her term as a per diem judge, Silvermann served as judge for Kauai Teen Court and volunteered with the 5th Circuit Self Help Center.

She is also a Lihue attorney with a private practice since 1995.


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