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Languages spoken: Vietnamese

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
    5 years
  2. Divorce: 20%
    5 years
  3. Family: 20%
    5 years
  4. General Practice: 10%
    5 years



Hourly ($120-200/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Beaverton Law Group, LLP

Hall Street Station
4500 SW Hall Blvd., 2nd Floor
Beaverton, OR, 97005-0504


ILVoluntarily Inactive200005/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Excellence Award in Copyright LawLoyola University School of Law, New Orleans1999
Excellence Award in Immigration & Nationality LawLoyola University School of Law, New Orleans1999
Excellence Award in Immigration Law ClinicLoyola University School of Law, New Orleans1999
4th Place, Moot Court CompetitionThomas Tang National Moot Court Competition, SE Regional1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/PartnerBEAVERTON LAW GROUP, LLP2011 - Present
Attorney/ShareholderRavelo Nguyen, PC2005 - Present
Associate Attorney/Labor ConsultantAitchison & Vick2003 - 2005
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General, State of Illinois2001 - 2003
Law Clerk/AttorneyBellows & Bellows, PC2000 - 2000
Law Library Reference AssistantThe John Marshall Law School, Law Library1999 - 2000
Law ExternUS District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana1998 - 1999
Law InternLouisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit1997 - 1999
Law Library Reference AssistantLouisiana Supreme Court Law Library1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar Small Firm & Solo Practitioners SectionMember2008 - Present
Oregon State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Tigard Public Library FoundationPresident, Board of Directors2011 - 2015
Tigard Library FoundationTreasurer, Board of Directors2008 - 2011
Oregon State Bar House of DelegatesElected Delegate, Region IV2008 - 2014
Oregon State Bar New Lawyers DivisionExecutive Committee Member2007 - 2008
Oregon Women Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - 2008
OSB Labor & Employment, Civil Rights, & Diversity SectionsMember2005 - 2007
Oregon State Bar New Lawyers DivisionChair, CLE Subcommittee2005 - 2006
Tigard Public Library BoardMember, Library Board2005 - 2013
Oregon State Bar New Lawyers DivisionLocal Host Committee Member, 2006 ABA/YLD Spring Conference2005 - 2006
American Mock Trial Association Pacific Northwest RegionalMock Trial Judge2004 - 2005
Vietnamese Association of IllinoisMember, Board of Directors2002 - 2003
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2003
Illinois Asian American Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2003
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2004
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - 2003
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember1999 - 2004
Publication nameTitleDate
Oregon Civil Rights NewsletterImmigration Laws Benefiting Undocumented Aliens2005
The Federal LawyerCopyright: Bargaining On-Line Sales Rights? (co-author)1999
Intellectual Property & High Technology Law QuarterlyManaging Editor (position)1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoInformation Technology & Privacy LawLL.M - Master of Laws2000
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Tulane UniversityCell & Molecular Biology; Political ScienceB.A. and B.S.1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Class of International StudentsLocal, State, and Federal Court System2002