Skip to main content

About me

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

Photos and videos

130685 1283877880

Practice areas

  1. Litigation: 40%
    11 years
  2. Business: 20%
    11 years
  3. Immigration: 20%
    9 years
  4. Trademark: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($300/hour), contingent (25-45%), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Debby Lin

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Debby Lin Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Thieu is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. She is a strong and zealous advocate for her clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend her legal services.


    Howard Lewis Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info


17280 Newhope St., Suite 20
Fountain Valley, CA, 92708-4250



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Disbarment
    issued in CA, 2016


    Disbarment is the most serious penalty for a lawyer. If this attorney is currently practicing law, you should contact the California State Bar to understand the reasons for disbarment.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThieu Virtual Law Group2008 - Present
Trademark CounselL'amour Des Baguettes2009 - 2010
AssociateLiebhaber & Masserman LLP2008 - 2008
PartnerPhan & Thieu LLP2008 - 2009
AssociateLee & Tran APLC2005 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern CaliforniaPresident2010 - Present
Republic of South Vietnam FoundationCounsel2010 - Present
National Conference of Vietnamese American AttorneysFounding Board Member2010 - Present
Hội Ái Hữu Long Xuyên An GiangCounsel2009 - Present
Well-Balanced WorldBoard Member2009 - Present
National Conference of Vietnamese American AttorneysOrganizing Committee Member2007 - Present
Project MotiVATeBoard Member2010 - 2011
National Conference of Vietnamese American AttorneysCo-Chair2009 - 2009
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern CaliforniaBoard Member2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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
See all legal cases 
Publication nameTitleDate
Viet Bao Daily NewsA 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 TƯ2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Open University (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)International LawSummer Program2002
Santa Clara University School of LawInternational LawSummer Program2002
University of California - Los AngelesBiochemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Panel on Solo PracticeSolo Practice2012
Guest Speaker @ LEGAL INTERPRETATION PROGRAMTranslation and Interpretation in the Legal System2011
UCLA Vietnamese Graduation 2010"Success Begins with a Dream"2010