Chris S. Mashiba - Cades Schutte LLP

Chris S. Mashiba

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 808-521-9215

Mr. Mashiba is a partner in the tax department.  His practice is concentrated in the areas of federal and state tax planning for businesses and individuals and resolving federal and state tax audits.  He is the past chair of the Tax Committee of the Hawaii Society of CPAs and past chair of the Tax Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association.  Mr. Mashiba is currently listed in the publication Best Lawyers in America.  He is a past Adjunct Professor of Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, teaching corporate and partnership taxation.

Mr. Mashiba received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Hastings College of the Law, University of California.  Mr. Mashiba received his B.B.A. degree in accounting, with distinction, from the University of Hawaii.  He is also licensed as a CPA in Hawaii. Mr. Mashiba serves on the board of directors for the River of Life Mission and Tax Foundation of Hawaii.

EDUCATION

  • J.D. (1997), Hastings College of the Law, University of California (cum laude, Thurston Society, Order of the Coif)
  • B.B.A. Accounting (1991), University of Hawaii (with distinction, Dean's Scholar Award with highest cumulative GPA in College of Business)

ADMISSIONS

  • Hawaii State Bar (1997)
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • Certified Public Account (currently not in public practice)

MEMBERSHIPS/ACTIVITIES

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

University of Hawaii at ManoaBBA 1991University of California, Hastings College of LawJ.D. 1997
Hawaii State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationHawaii Society of Certified Public AccountantsAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Office Location

1000 Bishop Street, Suite 1200
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Honolulu Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Honolulu Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Honolulu Metro Area
Chris S. Mashiba has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Chris S. Mashiba has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Chris S. Mashiba has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law (Business and Succession Planning, Controversy, Income Tax, International, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, State and Local Tax, Tax Disputes, Tax Planning)