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    Sherry P. Broder graduated from Wellesley College in 1970 and the University of California at Berkeley Law School in 1975, Order of the Coif [top10%]. For more than 30 years, she has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts in class actions and other complex civil litigation at the trial and appellate level.

    She has received recognition for her professional work both nationally and locally. She was elected the first woman President of the Hawaii State Bar Association for the 1993 Term and President of the Hawaii Women Lawyers and the Hawaii Women Lawyers Foundation. She was one of eight finalists for the award of trial lawyer of the year by the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice for three years (1994, 1996, and 1997). She was selected as Solo Practitioner of the Year (1993) by the General Practice Section of the American Bar Association out of 255,000 attorneys nationwide. She was selected Outstanding Woman Attorney (1986) by the Hawaii Women Lawyers. She was the recipient of the National Wildlife Federation, Conservation Service Citation (1985). For more than 15 years, she has been designated as one of AHawaii=s Best Lawyers@ by Woodward/White, Inc. and a APreeminent Attorney@ by Martindale Hubbell. She was selected by the Honolulu Star Bulletin as one of the individuals AWho Made a Difference in 1995@ and was on the front cover of Midweek in 1992. In October 2007, she was awarded the Cox Price Human Rights award by the Ved Nanda Center at the University of Denver School Of Law. She earned the Justice Award from the Temple Emanuel (Honolulu) in 2005.

    Ms. Broder has served as the Chair to the Hawaii Federal Judicial Conference, Chair to the Hawaii State Judicial Conference, and Delegate to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.

    Ms. Broder has been selected as an independent neutral decision maker for the County of Hawaii, Planning Department, the Federal Courts in securities fraud class action case and attorney discipline matters, the Hawaii Supreme Court’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel, and the Hawaii Supreme Court’s arbitration program.

    Ms. Broder has lectured on complex litigation at the William S. Richardson School of Law, Inha University in Korea, Seoul National School of Law, Hokkaido University in Japan, Palau Judiciary, University of California at Berkeley Law School, and the University of Denver Law School.