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Cades Schutte LLP

Private Wealth Law

3 ranked individualsBand 1HawaiiHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Cades Schutte is "extremely well respected," according to a local interviewee, who also notes that the firm has a "longstanding reputation going back many years."

Sources are particularly impressed with the client service provided by Cades Schutte's attorneys, as well as their technical skills. "The various attorneys work well together and seem to communicate with each other seamlessly. They are professional, thorough in their work, prepared for meetings and pretty quick to respond to requests," explains a source. Another commentator says: "This law firm has to be one of the best in Hawaii for problem solving and good advice in personal and corporate matters."

Notable practitioners

Daniel Vermillion handles trust and estate planning, and is particularly well known among interviewees for his client-handling skills. "Dan is extremely knowledgeable and professional, but is also very personable," observes a source, adding: "Dan does a great job translating complex legal, financial and tax concepts for the layman such that clients feel well informed and in control of relevant estate and tax planning processes." Another says: "I have worked with many lawyers over the years and I can honestly say Dan has been the easiest and most enjoyable to work with. He has a relaxed style that immediately puts you at ease. He makes everything seem simple and guides you through a process one step at a time."

Rhonda Griswold is "professional, warm, easy to talk to and able to communicate complex trust issues in an understanding way," states an interviewee, adding: "She is known throughout the community and by other high wealth families as one of the best in the city." Another source describes Griswold as "easy to work with" and says that she "gets concepts and ideas and legal issues conveyed to non-lawyers very well." Her work includes advising wealthy clients on estate and business succession planning, but she is also an acknowledged expert on contentious trusts and estates matters.

Summer Shelverton is "an up-and-coming top trust and estate attorney in Hawaii," according to a market commentator. She advises on trust and estate planning and administration and related disputes. She also assists international clients interested in investing in the USA. "Summer is very good. All of my interactions with her have been very positive," says an interviewee, who also describes her as "very professional and responsive."

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Hawaii

Private Wealth Law


Daniel C. Vermillion
Up and Coming
Rhonda Griswold
Band 1
Summer Shelverton
Up and Coming