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Jessica Yu focuses her practice on immigration and corporate law. Jessica helps foreign nationals obtain investor visas, including EB-5 visas, and helps domestic companies hire foreign employees.She also 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. Additionally, Jessica has been appointed to serve as Legal Advisor to the Consulate General for the Republic of Korea.


 


She speaks fluent Korean and English.

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Languages spoken: Korean, English

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Business: 50%
    8 years
  2. Immigration: 50%
    8 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Lane Powell PC

1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4200
P.O. Box 91302
Seattle, WA, 98111-9402

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive201501/18/2016
WAActive200901/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLane Powell PC2015 - Present
Senior AssociateStokes Lawrence2014 - 2015
AssociateWong Fleming, PC2010 - 2014
Tax AssociateThe Simon Vigal Law Group, PLLC2009 - 2010
Legal InternPeng & Weber, PLLC2008 - 2009
Legal ExternThe Internal Revenue Service, Chief Counsel's Office2007 - 2007
Law ClerkOffice Of The Attorney General for the State of Washington, Education Division2007 - 2007
Pro Bono InternDorsey & Whitney, LLP2006 - 2007
Summer InternBae, Kim & Lee, LLC2006 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Korean American Bar Association of WashingtonPresident2015 - Present
Korean American Bar Association of WashingtonPresident-Elect2014 - 2015
Refugee Women's AllianceVolunteer2011 - 2014
University of Washington Federal Tax ClinicVolunteer2009 - 2011
Korean American Bar Association of WashingtonBoard Member2006 - Present
Korean Community Counseling Center Pro Bono Legal ClinicVolunteer2005 - Present
The National Unification Advisory CouncilCouncil MemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Washington StateBoard MemberN/A
Korean American Law Student Association at the Seattle University School of LawFounderN/A
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Publications
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 column2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawTaxLL.M - Master of Laws2009
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Michigan Law SchoolEconomics and PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CREW Network Convention & MarketplaceGrowth of EB-5 and Its Role in Future Development2015
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 Foreign Judgments in Korea2013
Do's and Don'ts of Doing Business in AsiaKORUS Free Trade Agreement - U.S. Law Firms Entering the Korean Market2012