Ms. Dominique N. Thieu is an attorney with THIEU VIRTUAL LAW GROUP, a boutique law firm in Fountain Valley, CA, handling business & civil litigation, immigration, bankruptcy, family, and trademark law matters.
Ms. Thieu graduated from UCLA (B.S., '97, Biochemistry) and Western State University (J.D., '03). She attended the Santa Clara Law International Law Program (Summer '02) associated with National University in Singapore and legal internship through Open University, Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon), Viet Nam. Ms. Thieu is a board member with VABASC and on the organizing committee for the NCVAA (Co-Chair 2009).
Prior to working at THIEU VIRTUAL LAW GROUP, Ms. Thieu was a founding partner of Phan & Thieu, LLP; an associate with Liebhaber & Masserman, LLP, counsel for Mercury Insurance Company, managing catastrophic personal injury matters; an associate with Lee & Tran, APLC, where she gained valuable experience in litigation and trial.
Prior to starting on her path in the legal field, Ms. Thieu was the General Manager for Professional Engineering, Inc. - managing construction projects ranging from room additions to new construction to reverse engineering for remedying code violations and sunken foundations without destruction of the existing buildings. Ms. Thieu also enjoys working with children and worked with several tutoring associations including tutoring algebra, trigonometry, calculus and SAT Math I & IIC with Ivy West (an affiliate with Sylvan Learning Center). Ms. Thieu was also a floral designer with Twigs Flower Shoppe and White Lilac, Inc., with clienteles including The Mighty Ducks, ESPN, Pepsi and the YUM Corp., St. John Knits and Cartier. Her claim to fame is that her floral wedding work graced the pages of Town and County Magazine.
Network Attorney for: AARP; ARAG; USA Referral Network
Board Member/Counsel for Non-Profit Organizations:
Well-Balanced World; Hoi Ai Huu Long Xuyen An Giang; Project MotiVATe
Languages Spoken: Vietnamese
Hourly ($300/hour), Contingent (25-45%), Retainer (Sometimes), Pro Bono (5%)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
I have known Dominique now for over two years. I have never met a lawyer who was more dedicated and professional. She is one of the clearest thinking, zealous legal representatives I have met prior to and during my legal career. If you want a legal tiger, she's the one you want!
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|CA||Not eligible to practice law (Not Entitled)||2005||02/26/2015|
|Trademark Counsel||L'amour Des Baguettes||2009 - 2010|
|Associate||Liebhaber & Masserman LLP||2008 - 2008|
|Principal||Thieu Virtual Law Group||2008 - Present|
|Partner||Phan & Thieu LLP||2008 - 2009|
|Associate||Lee & Tran APLC||2005 - 2008|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Project MotiVATe||Board Member||2010 - 2011|
|Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California||President||2010 - Present|
|Republic of South Vietnam Foundation||Counsel||2010 - Present|
|National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys||Founding Board Member||2010 - Present|
|National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys||Co-Chair||2009 - 2009|
|Há»™i Ãi Há»¯u Long XuyÃªn An Giang||Counsel||2009 - Present|
|Well-Balanced World||Board Member||2009 - Present|
|Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California||Board Member||2008 - 2010|
|National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys||Organizing Committee Member||2007 - Present|
|Nguyen, et al. v. Tommy's T, Inc., Biandi Corp., Quan Doan, Anh Thi Dinh, et al.||Stipulated Judgment for $700K in favor of Plaintiffs|
|Kanamoni, et al. v. Nguyen, et al.||Ruled in favor of Plaintiffs for Fraud, Quiet Title and damages|
|Lucasfilm, Ltd., et al. v. EZ2FLY, Inc., et al.||Confidential Settlement Agreement|
|Viet Bao Daily News||A Brief Overview: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa (Green Card) Program - GIỚI THIỆU VẮN TẮT VỀ EB-5, CHƯƠNG TRÌNH CẤP VISA (GREEN CARD) DI DÂN DIỆN ĐẦU TƯ||2012|
|Western State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Open University (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)||International Law||Summer Program||2002|
|Santa Clara School of Law (Singapore/Vietnam Summer Program)||International Law||Summer Program||2002|
|University of California - Los Angeles||Biochemistry||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|Panel on Solo Practice||Solo Practice||2012|
|Guest Speaker @ LEGAL INTERPRETATION PROGRAM||Translation and Interpretation in the Legal System||2011|
|UCLA Vietnamese Graduation 2010||"Success Begins with a Dream"||2010|