Faculty & Staff




Lecturer in Law


BA, Colorado State University, 1999
JD, William S. Richardson School of Law, 2002


Cal Chipchase is a partner practicing in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation and land use, zoning and entitlements. Since 2004, Mr. Chipchase has also served as a Lecturer in Law and guest lecturer at the University of Hawaii, Richardson School of Law. Mr. Chipchase has taught Land Use Management and Control, Real Property, Appellate Advocacy, Legal Method Seminar, Legal Practice and Second-Year Seminar. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Chipchase has published on a variety of subjects, including regulatory takings, the public trust, water rights, federal courts, the Commerce Clause and the right to travel.

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 Hawaii. While on leave from Cades Schutte, Mr. Chipchase served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Charles Djou (HI 01) in Washington, D.C.

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University of Hawai'i at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law, 2515 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822-2350