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Ada Ko Wong

also known as Ada K. Wong, Ada Wong

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Ada K. Wong is a California native who received her B.A. in Communication from UC Davis. After graduation, she worked at Heller Ehrman LLP in its San Francisco headquarters until its dissolution in late 2008. She then received her J.D. with a Dispute Resolution Concentration in 2012 from the University of Washington School of Law.


 


While at UW, Ada served as Executive Managing Editor of Production on the Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal. She was also very active in Moot Court competitions and represented UW at the Thomas Tang International Moot Court Competition as a regional semi-finalist in both Los Angeles and Atlanta. Ada continues to serve as a coach for mock trial and appellate advocacy teams at the law school.


 


While at UW, Ada also interned at the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, Civil Division; U.S. Attorney’s Office, Tax Division; Sacramento District Attorney’s Office; and with Judge Andrea Darvas of the King County Superior Court.


 


After graduating from law school, Ada worked at two plaintiff’s litigation firm as a civil litigation attorney, first in Bellevue, then in Seattle.  She is now the Owner and Managing Partner of AKW Law, PLLC, a boutique law firm in Seattle, Washington dedicated to fighting for those who have been wronged, oppressed or victimized.


 


While she is not working, you can find Ada playing volleyball or working out at the gym.

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Languages spoken: Cantonese, Mandarin

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 25%
  2. Sexual Harassment: 15%
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
  4. Civil Rights: 15%
  5. Other: 30%
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  • Amie Christine Peters

    Ada is a compassionate advocate for her clients. She approaches the law carefully but with enthusiasm.

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Contact info

AKW Law, PLLC

6100 219th Street SW
Suite 480
Mountlake Terrace, WA, 98043

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive201307/16/2016
CAActive201205/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
WYLC Local Leader AwardWashington State Bar Association2015
WYLC Public Service Incentive AwardWashington State Bar Association2014
Scholarship RecipientAsian Bar Association of Washington2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner and Managing PartnerAKW Law, PLLC2015 - Present
Civil Litigation AttorneyPivotal Law Group2014 - 2015
Civil Litigation AttorneyPremier Law Group2013 - 2014
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Vietnamese American Bar Association of WashingtonPresident2015 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice Trial NewsEditorial Board Member2014 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2014 - Present
King County Bar AssociationDiversity Committee Member2014 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Inns of Court--The BencherEditoral Board Member2013 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
William L. Dwyer American Inn of CourtCommunications Chair2011 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
WSAJ Trial NewsThe Need for Clarity on Tasers—Excessive Force and Qualified Immunity2015
WSAJ Trial NewsJohnston-Forbes v. Matsunaga and Biomechanical Testimony—Where Does That Leave Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Excluding Expert Testimony?2015
Pivotal Law Group - The InsiderHow to Collect on a Judgment in Washington: Garnishments and Supplemental Proceedings2014
Pivotal Law Group - The InsiderUnderstanding “Wrongful” Death Claims in Washington2014
AvvoHow To Get Your Employee File in Washington2014
WSBA SidebarWhat is “excessive force?” A look at Graham v. Connor2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012