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Heather C Chang

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

A private law firm specializing in criminal defense for adults and juveniles, including misdemeanors and felonies.  We provide passionate and knowledgeable legal guidance to those who seek to preserve their rights under the law.

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Languages Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    6 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 15%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Law Office of Heather Chang

5032 Woodminster Lane
Oakland, CA, 94602

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200805/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Distinguished Service AwardAlameda County Bar Association2013
Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
TeacherStanford Law School; Trial Advocacy Skills Workshop2014 - 2014
Mock Trial InstructorCenter for Youth Development through Law2013 - 2014
Public DefenderSan Francisco Public Defender's Office2009 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
Women Lawyers of Alameda CountyBoard Member2014 - Present
East Bay Community Law CenterVolunteer Attorney2013 - Present
Asian Pacific Islander Legal OutreachVolunteer Attorney2011 - Present
Bay Area Legal AidPro Bono Attorney2011 - Present
Criminal Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2010 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2010 - Present
Alameda County Bar Association, Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys ProgramAttorney2010 - Present
Wu Yee Children's ServicesBoard Member2009 - 2011
Asian American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
Harvard UniversityN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
BAAPALSA ConferenceCriminal Law Trial Attorney Panel2015
Stanford Law SchoolTrial Advocacy Skills Workshop2014
Center for Youth Development through the LawMock Trial2014
Center for Youth Development through LawMock Trial2013
Alameda County Bar Association, Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys ProgramMisdemeanor Skills2013
Alameda County Bar Association, Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys ProgramPractical Advice for New CAAP Attorneys2012