Category Archive: Legal Professionals

Nov 28

Mata Keli Tuatagaloa

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Mata Keli Tuatagaloa A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: PLACE OF BIRTH: Samoa EDUCATION: Waikato University: Bachelor of Arts degree; University of New South Wales: Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB). She again pursued her professional legal studies at the Australia National University of Canberra.   KNOWN FOR: District Court Judge in Samoa VILLAGES IN SAMOA: …

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Nov 28

Leilani Warren

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Leilani Warren A.K.A: Tafaoimalo Leilani Tuala-Warren BIRTH DATE: November 28, 1972 PLACE OF BIRTH: Apia, Samoa EDUCATION: University of Sydney: Bachelor in Economics (BEc); Waikato University: Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and a Master of Laws degree (LLM with Distinction).   KNOWN FOR: District Court Judge in Samoa VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Leilani …

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Jul 04

Brenda Heather-Latu

Personal Life: Brenda Heather-Latu (born December 23, 1961, Wellington, New Zealand) is the former Attorney General for Samoa, and Partner to the family owned law firm – Latu Lawyers. Heather-Latu is married to former Manu Samoa rugby player, George Latu. The couple have 2 children together. Heather-Latu was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in …

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Jul 04

Semi Epati

Personal Life: Judge A’e’au Semikueiva Epati (born in Samoa) is a former Judge to the Manukau District Court in New Zealand. Epati had been practicing law for almost 40 years and served as a judge for 10 years, before he retired in 2012. Epati was the first Samoan and Pacific Island Judge in New Zealand. …

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Jul 03

Ida Malosi

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Ida Malosi A.K.A: Ida Malosi-Solomona BIRTH DATE: PLACE OF BIRTH: New Zealand EDUCATION: Victoria University in Wellington: Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and a Bachelor of Arts in History.   KNOWN FOR: Supreme Court Judge in Samoa and former Family Court Judge for Manukau, New Zealand. VILLAGES IN SAMOA:   CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: …

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