Hawaii Administrative Rules
Title 21 - LEGISLATIVE AGENCIES
Chapter 5 - STATE ETHICS COMMISSION INVESTIGATIONS, CHARGES, CONTESTED CASES, AND SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS
Section 21-5-2.5 - Legal counsel
Current through June, 2022
(a) A party, at the party's own expense, may be represented by legal counsel at any stage of the proceeding before the commission or hearing officer.
(b) Substitution of legal counsel shall be effective upon filing of a notice of the substitution by the party represented.
(c) Withdrawal of legal counsel in the absence of a concurrent substitution shall be effective only upon the approval of the commission or hearing officer and shall be subject to the guidelines of the Hawaii rules of professional conduct and other applicable law.
(d) No party shall substitute or withdraw legal counsel for the purpose of delaying a proceeding. Substitution or withdrawal of counsel less than thirty days before the contested case hearing shall not be considered sufficient person continue the hearing, unless good cause is shown.
[Eff 11/28/2020] (Auth: HRS §§ 84-31(a)(5), 91-2, 97-6(a)(5)) (Imp: HRS §§ 84-31, 91-2, 91-9, 97-6)