Attorney Timothy Sutton Takes the Helm of Senate Minority Research
News Release from Senate Minority September 10, 2015
HONOLULU—Timothy Sutton has been named Director and Senior Attorney for the Hawaii Senate Minority Research Office. Appointed by Senate Minority Leader Sam Slom, Sutton will take the reins on legal research, legislative drafting and other support tasks for the Hawaii Senate Minority.
Senator Sam Slom says, "I am pleased to announce that Tim has joined the Senate Minority team. His sharp legal mind and public policy sensibilities are what set him apart from other candidates, and I know he will make valuable contributions to our legislative efforts.”
Sutton attended the University of Hawaii as an undergraduate, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Asian Languages (Mandarin Chinese) before receiving his law degree from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. His professional legal background encompasses immigration law, health law, employment law and collective bargaining in both the public and private sector.
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About the Hawaii Senate Minority
Senator Samuel M. Slom has represented Hawaii’s 9th senatorial district since 1996. The lone Republican in the Hawaii State Senate, Slom is presently the only single-member caucus in any legislature in the United States. Slom serves on all Senate committees, sub-committees and special committees, is minority leader and floor leader, and is Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Environment and Technology. For further information on Senator Slom and the Hawaii Senate Minority, visit www.hawaii-senateminority.com.