Richard J. Kiefer - Cades Schutte LLP

Richard J. Kiefer

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 808-871-9700

Rick Kiefer heads Cades Schutte's Maui Office.  For over 20 years, Mr. Kiefer has represented sophisticated landowners and developers in a wide range of real estate transactions and development.

Rick's practice regularly includes:

  • Commercial, hotel, golf course, and land purchases and sales.
  • Development of residential, resort and commercial projects.
  • Subdivisions and condominiums
  • Land use and permitting.
  • Renewable energy leasing and development.
  • Land title and easement issues.

Rick has an "AV® Preeminent™" Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is currently listed in Best Lawyers in America®, the Chambers USA Client's Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, and Super Lawyers®.  Best Lawyers® designated Rick as the Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate in Hawaii for 2012.


  • J.D. (1991), U.C. Davis—King Hall—Articles Editor, U.C. Davis Law Review

University of California, DavisJ.D. 1991
Hawaii State Bar Association

Client Comments

"Richard Kiefer is very knowledgeable, responsive, and effective."

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Honolulu Metro Area
Richard J. Kiefer has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Commercial, Condominiums, Development, Land Use, Tax Certiorari, Transactions)