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Cades Attorneys Cal Chipchase and Lisa Ayabe Selected for Pacific Century Fellows

Cades attorneys Calvert G. Chipchase and Lisa D. Ayabe have both been selected as Pacific Century Fellows for the class of 2015-2016.  Among the 36 Fellows selected through an intensive written application and interview process, Cades Schutte is proud to be the only company to have two such distinguished attorneys selected.

The Pacific Century Fellows program is an executive leadership program modeled after the White House fellows program, and was founded by former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann.  The program participants will examine solutions to challenges facing Hawai`i with opportunities to interact with seasoned community, social and government leaders.

Calvert G. Chipchase is a partner practicing in the areas of commercial and real property litigation, land use, zoning and entitlements and employment law and labor relations.  A second generation Hawai‘i lawyer, Mr. Chipchase earned his law degree from the University of Hawai‘i, William S. Richardson School of Law, where he was the class valedictorian and a member of the Hawai‘i Law Review Editorial Board. Before joining Cades Schutte, Mr. Chipchase clerked for the Honorable Richard R. Clifton, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Honorable Alan C. Kay, United States District Court for the District of Hawai‘i.

Lisa D. Ayabe is an attorney in the Finance and Real Estate Department of Cades Schutte.  She joined the firm in 2010. Her practice focuses on real estate transactions, commercial leasing, and development financing and documentation.  Ms. Ayabe has presented legislative updates to the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawai`i State Bar Association regarding new legislation, co-authorized a chapter of the Hawai`i Real Estate Manual, and participated in the Hawai`i State Bar Association’s leadership institute program.