Forman, David M.


David M. Forman is the Director of the Environmental Law Program, and Associate Faculty Specialist for the Health Law Policy Center and Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law. He joined the faculty full-time in Summer 2010, and teaches: Legal Practice I, Administrative Law, Second Year Seminar, and Recent Developments in Food Security: An Intersection for Environmental and Health Law & Policy. Mr. Forman previously served as Faculty Pro Bono Advisor from 1998-1999, co-taught an Advanced Legal Seminar on Reparations with Professor Eric Yamamoto in 2006, and served as an Adjunct Professor/Lecturer in Appellate Advocacy then Legal Practice II from 2006-2010. Mr. Forman is a 1993 graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law, and served on the University of Hawai‘i Law Review. He received one of the first Environmental Law Certificates issued by the Law School, and also obtained a Graduate Ocean Policy Certificate from the School of Oceans, Earth Sciences & Technology at the University of Hawai‘i. Mr. Forman was a member of the law school’s first National Environmental Law Moot Court team in 1991 (Best Brief award), and its 1993 Jessup International Law Moot Court team (national champions, runners-up in the international finals, and recipient of the Dillard Award for Best Memorial in the World Regional Rounds). He also took a year-long leave of absence from law school as a John A. Knauss National Sea Grant/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Fellow in Washington, D.C.

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