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Hai Ling Chu (Ling) was born and raised in Temple City, CA. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Riverside in 2006 and her J.D. from the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law in 2011. In 2012, Ling founded the law firm of HLC Legal focusing mainly in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Controversy, and Business Contracts. In addition to state, she is also admitted to practice in Federal Tax Court. 


In addition to her private practice, Ling is also an active member of the Las Vegas non-profit community. In 2014, she received the honor of being named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year from Nevada Legal Services, and she is the sitting Treasurer for the Asian American Advocacy Clinic. In her private life, Ling is an amateur coffee fiend who travels for the sake of tasting new brews. 


Languages spoken: Mandarin, Taiwanese

Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    5 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    5 years
  3. Tax: 25%
    5 years
  4. Speeding Ticket: 10%
    5 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joseph A. Geller

    I endorse this lawyer. I went to Law School, studied for the Bar Exam, and have co-counseled with Ms. Chu. She is highly skilled, motivated, and PERKY!


    Joseph Geller Debt Collection Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Tristan F. Rivera

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    Tristan Rivera Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

HLC Legal

7260 W. Azure Dr Suite 140-518
Las Vegas, NV, 89130


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Attorney of the YearNevada Legal Services2014
Academic ScholarshipWilliam S. Boyd School of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHLC Legal2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Asian American Advocacy ClinicTreasurer2015 - Present
State Bar of Nevada, Elder Law SectionSecretary2013 - Present
Asian American Advocacy ClinicSecretary2013 - 2015
American Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Nevada State BarN/A2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, Individual and Fiduciary Income Tax CommitteeN/A2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of California - RiversidePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
University of California - RiversideCreative WritingBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationEstate Planning for Same Sex Couples2014
Ask a Lawyer Estate Planning and Elder LawEstate Planning2013