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Languages spoken: Cantonese, French

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    11 years
  2. Business: 20%
    11 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
    11 years
  4. Entertainment: 5%
    8 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 5%
    11 years



Hourly ($150-300/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Todd M. Davis

    I've known Jo-Anne for several years and she is a tough litigator, great speaker, and an overall pleasure to be around. I endorse this lawyer.


    Todd Davis Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Charles Moses Clapp

    I have known Jo-Anne since law school. She is aggressive, has an excelllent knowledge of the law, and has a reputation for superior trial advocacy. I strongly endorse her.


    Charles Clapp Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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Contact info

Yau Law

10752 Deerwood Park Blvd Ste 100
Jacksonville, FL, 32256


FLMember in Good Standing200501/11/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Admonishment
    issued in FL, 2014


    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's ListFlorida Coastal School of Law2004
Founder's AwardFlorida Coastal School of Law2004
Best Oral AdvocateFlorida Coastal School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyWood, Atter & Associates, P.A.2005 - 2010
InternPajcic & Pajcic2004 - 2004
InternAttorney General's Office of Statewide Prosecution2003 - 2003
InternCrown Prosecutor's Office2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Jacksonville Chinese AssociationMember2008 - Present
University of North Florida Pre-Law ProgramBoard Member2007 - Present
Jacksonville Asian American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
United States District Court - Middle District of FloridaLicensed Attorney2006 - Present
First Coast Asian American Chamber of CommerceMember2006 - 2007
Florida Coastal School of Law Alumni BoardBoard Member2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember2005 - Present
United States Patent & Trademark OfficePatent Attorney2005 - Present
Florida Coastal School of Law Mock Trial TeamAdvocate, Coach, and Judge2002 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of CalgaryBiologyB.Sc.1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Development SeminarFrom Emblems to Empires: Using Trademarks to Promote, Protect, and Produce Business2008
Legal Research & WritingLegal Memoranda: To the Court, to Counsel, and Intra-Office2007
Graphic Arts PortfoliosCopyrights, Confidentiality Agreements, Non-compete Contracts, and Work-for-Hire Arrangements2007
Franchise LawTrademark Law in Franchising2007
Art GuildCopyright & Trademark Laws for the Graphic Artist2007
Graphic Arts PortfoliosCopyrights, Confidentiality Agreements, Non-compete Contracts, and Work-for-Hire Arrangements2006
Franchise LawTrademark Law in Franchising2006