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Jessica Nayoung Yu

Jessica Nayoung Yu

Practice areas:

Business, Immigration, Real Estate, Banking

About Me

Jessica works with closely held businesses on corporate, real estate and immigration matters. She advises domestic and international companies throughout the entire lifespan of a business - from entity formation, through operation and management, and ultimate disposition of the business. Her commercial real estate practice centers on leasing and financing, including EB-5 investment. Jessica also helps foreign nationals obtain investment visas and helps domestic companies hire foreign employees.

Jessica has been appointed to serve as Legal Advisor to Consulate General for the Republic of Korea.

She speaks fluent Korean and English.


Languages Spoken: Korean

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Business: 40%
    7 years
  2. Immigration: 35%
    7 years
  3. Real Estate: 15%
  4. Banking: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Chris Kang

    I endorse this lawyer. Jessica has developed a reputation as a hard working and diligence advocate for her clients.


    Chris Kang Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel Nehemiah Shin

    I endorse this lawyer. Jessica is a leader in the community and excellent at her work.


    Daniel Shin Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stokes Lawrence

1420 Fifth Avenue
Suite 3000
Seattle, WA, 98101




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateStokes Lawrence2014 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Korean American Bar Association of WashingtonPresident2015 - Present
Korean American Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2014 - 2015
Korean American Bar Association of WashingtonBoard Member2006 - Present
Korean American Law Student Association at the Seattle University School of LawFounderN/A
Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Washington StateBoard MemberN/A
The National Unification Advisory CouncilCouncil MemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Stokes Law BriefsEB-5 Investment: Regional Centers Provide Alternative Investment Opportunity2015
Stokes Law BriefsEB-5 Investment: A Win-Win for Developers and Investors2015
Stokes Law BriefsEB-5 Investment: Investors Must Show Sources of Funds2015
Seattle Korean WeeklyJessica Yu's legal column2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawTaxLL.M - Master of Laws2009
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of MichiganEconomics and PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Commercial Real Estate WomenChallenges Faced by Regional Centers and Investors2014
Korean Civic Group SeminarU.S. Law on Non-profit Organizations2013
International Practice Section CLEDomestication and Enforcement of U.S. Judgment in Korea2013
Do's and Don'ts of Doing Business in AsiaImpact of FTA on Legal Service Market in Korea2012