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Associate Attorney

San Francisco, California, United States
September 26, 2018

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Law Offices of David Ewing, San Francisco, California

Associate Attorney, March 2017 – Present

Represent Respondents at Master Calendar Hearings and Individual Hearings in Immigration Court.

Represent applicants at Adjustment of Status Interviews, and Asylum Office Interviews before the Citizenship and Immigration Services in San Francisco.

File non-immigrant and immigrant visa application, including but not limited to, F1, B-1/B-2, H-1B, family-based petitions, adjustment of status, affirmative asylum, eligibility for withholding of removal, IV, I-601 & I 601A waiver, and naturalization.

Draft various kinds of motion to immigration court.

Filing summary dissolution of marriage.

Manage caseload.

Cal Gleneagle Development LLC, Union City, California

Owner Representative, October 2011 - Present

Collaborate and represent foreign ownership group in real estate development project.

Manage and plan the development project.

Negotiate property borders with Regional Park District.

Collaborate with project managers on development requirements, land use and timeline.

Perform company’s bookkeeping and draft partners’ meeting minutes.

Draft legal and commercial documents required for company operations, including filing for Statement of Information, importer’s seller permit, customs clearance, and shipment and delivery documents.

Other duties include filing property and sales taxes, and resolving use tax issues with California government agencies.

Collaborating with winery for wine exporting to China.

California Lawyers for the Arts, Berkeley, California

Post-Bar Bridge Fellow, September 2016 – February 2017

Interviewed clients regarding their intellectual property issues, and analyzed clients’ legal problems.

Drafted reports regarding clients’ legal needs.

Referred clients’ cases to attorneys with experience in proper field.

Performed case status reports for problem recognition and resolution.

Collaborated with clients for their financial documents.

Tsao-Wu, Chow & Yee LLP, San Francisco, California

Legal Extern, August - November 2015, August 2016 – November 2016

Conducted research and drafted legal memoranda regarding international business transactions, construction defects issues, landlord-tenant issues, and family law issues.

Drafted complaints, responses, motions, and other pleadings.

Drafted briefs to the Immigration Court regarding client’s eligibility for cancellation of removal.

Interviewed clients and drafted applications for immigration visas, including EB-5.

Law Offices of David Yao, Milpitas, California

Paralegal, June 2012 - September 2012

Drafted briefs explaining client’s eligibility for employment-based immigrant visa (EB-1A and EB-1B); and nonimmigrant visa.

Prepared immigration forms and submitted supporting documents.

Prepared and organized case files.


Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California

Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2016

Honors: Dean’s List, Fall 2015

Northwestern Polytechnic University, Fremont, California

Bachelor of Business Administration and Information Sciences, June 2013

Activities: Student Union, Event Planner

Teaching Assistant for Economics

LANGUAGE: Fluent in Mandarin

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