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Amanda M. Jones, Teri-Ann E.S. Nagata, and Nathan T. Okubo admitted to the partnership, effective January 1, 2014

Cades Schutte is pleased to announce the admissions of three associates to the partnership, effective January 1, 2014. They are Amanda M. Jones, Teri-Ann E.S. Nagata, and Nathan T. Okubo.

Amanda M. Jones concentrates her practice on civil and commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She is a member of the firm’s employment law and labor relations practice group and is an editor of The Hawai`i Employment Law Letter. Ms. Jones received her J.D. from the William Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i, summa cum laude. While in law school, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Hawai`i Law Review and published two articles analyzing issues related to constitutional law and workers’ compensation.

Teri-Ann E.S. Nagata practices in the areas of Commercial and Real Estate Litigation; and Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy. Ms. Nagata received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude. While at Harvard Law School, Ms. Nagata served as a Primary Editor of The Harvard Law Review. After graduating from law school, Ms. Nagata served as a law clerk to the Honorable William G. Young of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Honorable Richard R. Clifton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Nathan T. Okubo practices in the areas of Real Estate; Banking and Finance; Hospitality and Resort Property; Public Utilities and Telecommunications; and Land Use, Zoning and Entitlements. Mr. Okubo received his J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i. While in law school, he was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Hawai`i Law Review from 2005-2006 and was also active in moot court, serving as a member of the Moot Court Board and member of the Law School’s 2006 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team, whose memorials were judge best in the United States and second in the world.