Cades Schutte LLP
Trever is a partner at Cades Schutte. He represents taxpayers in tax controversies and disputes with the IRS and the Hawai‘i State Department of Taxation.
Trever handles audits, administrative appeals, and litigation in the federal and state courts, including the courts of appeal. Trever also advises nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations on issues including obtaining tax exemption, addressing unrelated business income, and using joint ventures and subsidiary organizations. He currently serves as the firm’s pro bono coordinator.
He is a regular speaker on Hawai‘i State taxation and the taxation of nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining Cades Schutte, Trever was in private practice at Miller & Chevalier in Washington, D.C. and clerked for Judge Susan Oki Mollway at the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai‘i.
While at Duke University School of Law, Trever was the recipient of the Douglas A. Poe Mordecai Scholarship and an editor for the Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems. Before beginning his legal career, Trever was a teacher in the District of Columbia Public Schools. He currently serves on the boards of directors for Volunteer Legal Services Hawai‘i, Teach For America Hawai‘i, and Hawai‘i Contemporary (formerly known as the Honolulu Biennial).