Practice Areas

Labor and Employment


William S. Richardson School of Law (J.D.)
University of Hawai`i at Manoa Shidler College of Business (M.B.A.; B.B.A. in Human Resource Management; B.B.A. in Business Management)

Admitted to Practice

U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai`i
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Trisha’s practice focuses on labor and employment law, drawing on her background as a human resources professional, which includes experience in recruitment, training and benefits administration.

Trisha’s previous experience also includes serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Steven S. Alm in the First Circuit Court of the State of Hawai`i; Hearings Officer for the State of Hawai`i Department of Public Safety, where she presided over due process hearings for disciplinary actions for unionized employees; and extern at the State of Hawai`i Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board. Her past positions also include Human Resources Specialist for the University Clinical Education & Research Associates (UCERA), and Recruitment and Training Coordinator for Easter Seals Hawaii.

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