Law Students

University of Hawaii Law School Plans Expansive Upgrade
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

University of Hawaii law school

Summary: A long-term plan at the University of Hawaii’s Law School has been drafted to include extensive renovations and upgrades to the older building, including a new community outreach building.

Put Hawaii on your list of potential law schools to attend in the future. For $65 million, the University of Hawaii Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law is going to renovate and expand their school. The law school is planning on increasing their ability to accommodate more students.

  
What
Where


The plan involves increasing the floor area from 85,000 square feet to 134,000 square feet as well as revamping the law library and west wing area. They will also add a second floor to the east wing and build a community outreach center for legal needs.

The University of Hawaii spokesman Dan Meisenzahl said, “The master plan is very long term, with a 10- to 20-year horizon. There are no plans in the near future to request funding toward it.” The plan also includes smaller projects like improving the parking lot, landscaping, and pedestrian plaza as well as renovating the courtyard in the west wing.

The community legal outreach center is the most important part of the master plan for the law school. The building will house programs such as a defense clinic, medical/legal partnership clinic, legal aid/family law, Elder/Veteran law, Small Business Clinic, Ka Huli Ao and Native Hawaiian Rights Center, Immigration Law Clinic, Environmental Law Clinic, and the Hawaii Innocence Project. All programs are in desperately in need of larger spaces to allow the programs to fully benefit the community.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The center will also provide a top-quality learning environment for students in a law firm setting. The first phase of the plan will be for the construction of the center, estimated to cost $7 million. Some of the other smaller projects like parking lot improvements will also be done at this time.

The law school opened in 1973 and has outgrown the original spaces.



Source: http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2015/12/09/university-of-hawaii-law-school-to-undergo-65m.html

Photo: campusexplorer.com



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Family Law Attorney

USA-CO-Denver

What does an Attorney do at MFL? Perform consultations with potential clients and retain them ...

Apply now

Family Law Attorney

USA-CA-San Jose

Why we think we’re the best… Here are some highlights of our amazing culture, perks, ...

Apply now

Estate Planning Paralegal

USA-WA-Vancouver

About Landerholm, P.S. Since 1948, the attorneys and professionals at Landerholm, P.S. have serve...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-WI-Green Bay

Wanezek, Jaekels, Daul & Babcock is a successful and busy law firm, established in 1908, seeking a h...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

BCG Attorney Search In-House Counsel

USA-CA-Los Angeles

BCG Attorney Search In-House Counsel We are a Legal Employment Company located in California with o...

Apply Now

FDA Regulatory Attorney

USA-MA-Boston

Boston office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks FDA regulatory attorney with 3-4 ye...

Apply Now

Foreclosure/Bankruptcy Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Temecula

Temecula office of our client seeks associate attorney with preferably 2 years of experience working...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top