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Mr. Alapa is a graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law where he received various accolades, including being named National Champion of the 2011 Native American Moot Court Competition held at Columbia School of Law, and co-champion of the 2010 Susan B. McKay Oral Advocacy Competition. In his moot court experience, Mr. Alapa argued before United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and various federal and state judges who sit on the bench in Hawaiʻi and around the country.
Mr. Alapa received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He was also a member of the University of Hawai‘i football team as an outside linebacker and received numerous awards both on and off the field.
Before attending law school, Mr. Alapa served as a Police Officer with the Honolulu Police Department. As a part of the Honolulu Police Department’s 150th recruit class, he was awarded the “Most Outstanding Recruit” and “Top Academic” awards.
Mr. Alapa is a member of the Hawaiʻi State Bar Association and is admitted to practice before all the Hawaiʻi courts and the United States District Court for the District of Hawaiʻi.
2009: William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
2003: University of Hawaii at Manoa
1999: Kamehameha Schools
2013-Present: Law Offices of Vladimir P. Devens (Associate)
2011-2013: Meheula & Devens, LLP (Associate)
2010-2011: Law Offices of Michael J. Green (Law Clerk)
2009: Winer, Meheula & Devens, LLP (Summer Clerk)
2005-2009: Honolulu Police Department – Police Officer (Outstanding Recruit, Academic Award)