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Kashoua Yang

Kashoua Yang

also known as Ka Shoua Yang

Practice areas:

Family, Social Security, Workers Compensation

About Me

Kashoua Yang earned her bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from Lakeland College and her J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.


During law school, she served as Co-President of the Law School Family Association, was a Writer and Articles Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, and participated in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association's Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition. Ms. Yang served as a judicial intern for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District II and worked as an extern at the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission.


Ms. Yang practices family law and represents individuals in divorce, custody/placement disputes, paternity actions, and post-judgment actions, including contempt and modifications. Moreover, she is a Guardian ad Litem in family cases. Ms. Yang also practices worker's compensation and social security disability law.  As  a worker's compensation attorney she represents injured workers.  She speaks fluent Hmong and has worked with Hmong clients throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Languages Spoken: Hmong, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Family: 40%
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
  3. Social Security: 30%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Megann Senfleben Hendrix

    As part of my elder/disability practice, I often run into situations in which my client needs to apply for Social Security Disability or appeal a denial. Kashoua Yang is the attorney I call in all of those cases. She is very knowledgable about the application and appeal process. She is also a caring person and my clients enjoy working with her.

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    Megann Hendrix Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Lyris Medrano

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Lyris Medrano Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Kashoua Yang LLC

230 W. Wells St.
Ste 600
Milwaukee, WI, 53203

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing200903/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyKashoua Yang LLC2014 - Present
AttorneyPrivate Practice2009 - 2014

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Society of Family LawyersDirector at Large2013 - Present
Milwaukee Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Wisconsin Asian Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Milwaukee MagazineHow is health insurance calculated into child support?2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School - University of Wisconsin-MadisonLawJ.D.2009
Lakeland CollegeComputer ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Domestic Violence Litigation: Practical and Legal ConsequencesCross-cultural issues2011