Rebecca Gardner, JD

Becky Gardner has worked for the State of Hawaii since 2006 and currently serves as the Legal Analyst for the Office of Language Access, addressing the civil right of those with limited English proficiency to meaningful “Language Access” (through interpreters and translations of vital documents) to the services, programs, and activities provided by state and state-funded agencies.  Prior to that, her legal experience includes positions as Staff Attorney for the Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee of the State of Hawaii – House of Representatives; and as a law clerk at both the First Circuit Court and the Intermediate Court of Appeals.  She is a graduate of the Hawaii State Bar Association (HSBA) 2010 Leadership Institute, and the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action (HAPA) Spring 2017 Kuleana Academy.  She currently serves on the Kaimuki Neighborhood Board; and is a Director with the Hawaii Filipino Lawyers Association.  Becky received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Cornell University and law degree from the University of Hawaii-William S. Richardson School of Law with a certificate in Pacific-Asian Legal Studies.  She is licensed to practice law in the States of Hawaii and New York.  Her greatest accomplishment, however, is surviving parenthood; and is the proud mother to two wonderful daughters, Miko and Hana – 4 and 9.