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Languages spoken: Mandarin

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  1. Immigration: 100%

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MacDonald Hoague & Bayless

1500 Hoge Building
705 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104-1745

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200208/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer - immigrationBest Lawyers in America2014
Rising StarSuperlawyers2014
Best Lawyers - ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2013
Rising StarSuperlawyers2013
Rising StarSuperlawyers2012
Best Lawyers - ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2012
Best Lawyers - ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyers - ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2010
Best Lawyers - ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMacDonald Hoague & Bayless2014 - Present
PartnerMacDonald Hoague & Bayless2009 - 2014
AssociateMacDonald Hoague & Bayless2005 - 2009
AssociateLaw Offices Of Dennis Lam2003 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington Chapter, Congressional & Advocacy CommitteeCo-Chair2010 - 2011
National Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationAnnual Convention Planning Board2007 - 2008
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington Chapter, Consular CommitteeChair2007 - 2008
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington ChapterSecretary2006 - 2007
American Immigration Law FoundationMember2006 - 2008
Asian Bar Association of WashingtonBoard of Directors2006 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington ChapterTreasurer2005 - 2006
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington Chapter, Young Lawyers DivisionChair2004 - 2005
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
AILA Consular Processing GuideThe Lawyer's Role in Consular Visa Refusals2009
Immigration BriefingsThe Lawyer's Role in Consular Visa Refusals2008
Immigration & Nationality Law HandbookForeign Domestic Employees in the United States: What Every Employer Needs to Know2007
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of IowaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
National Taiwan UniversityInternational Chinese Language ProgramN/A1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AILA NW Regional ConferenceWaivers: 212(h), 212(c), 209(c), 212(i), 237(a)(1)(H)2010
AILA Fundamentals Conference"Nonimmigrant Visa Workshop with the Experts and Employment-Based Immigrant Visa Workshop with the Experts2008
Future of the Law InstituteProtocol or Prejudice: Racial and Immigrant Profiling2007
AILA National Annual ConferenceB-1 Visas for Foreign Domestic Employees in the United States2007