Rule 9 Legal Intern
“Motivated individuals can always find a way to prosper. However, an individual’s ability to motivate a cause that is greater than themselves is what defines true success.”
Rikio (Riki) Kaya is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco with a major in History. In 2020, Riki moved to Washington and is now completing his third year of law school at Seattle University. During law school, Riki’s primary focus was criminal work, but he is now pursuing a career in the civil industry. Despite the shift in interest, Riki has always displayed a passion for legal advocacy and trial work.
Riki enjoys golfing, tennis, pickleball, paddleboarding, and hiking. During the cold season, Riki spends most of his free time skiing. Throughout undergraduate and law school Riki has also enjoyed working nights as a bartender but is now looking to put his legal education to good use. However, his love for the art of mixology will never fade.