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Wailuku lawyer, Poelman, appointed as Maui district judge

Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald has appointed Lloyd Poelman to a six-year term as a Maui district judge, the state judiciary announced today.

Poelman has served as a part-time Maui Family District Court judge since 2005, according to the judiciary.

He has practiced law for 27 years and has been a partner in the Wailuku firm of Poelman and Langa, the judiciary’s announcement said.

Recktenwald selected Poelman from a list of six candidates submitted to him by the Judicial Selection Commission.

The appointment is subject to state Senate confirmation.

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