Our attorneys are board-certified specialists in the field of law. With a combined experience of over 40 years, you're in good hands with us.
Our attorneys are licensed to practice in the following jurisdictions:
Lawrence Wong, partner at Wong, Chang & Yang LLP, brings over 40 years of real world experience to serving clients in the Bay Area. Lawrence Wong has been admitted to practice law in the State of Idaho in 1976, and in California since June 23, 1978. Additionally, he has been admitted to practice law in the State of California, the Northern District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court, the International Trade Court, and the United States Tax Court.
Vance Chang joined our team in 2015 as its senior associate and is proficient in Mandarin. Vance spent several years in Asia before returning to school, first in Texas and eventually at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Over the past decade, he has made the SF Bay Area his home and enjoys working with minority and local community members overcome their legal challenges.
He has extensive experience in general litigation focusing on personal injury, landlord/tenant disputes, employment, contract, and other complex civil issues. Prior to joining the firm, Vance was Legal Counsel for 85C Bakery, an international bakery chain based in Taiwan, and focused on various employment and transactional issues. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California and before the U.S. District Courts of California.
Nicholas Yang is a partner with Wong Chang & Yang LLP. Having grown up in Burma, Nicholas is fluent in Burmese. He has long been fascinated with the law, leading him to earn two B.A. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley: one in Political Science and the other in Legal Studies. However, it was the struggles he faced firsthand as an immigrant that reinforced his passion to pursue a career in law and help immigrants navigate this complex legal system.
Nicholas received his J.D., with a concentration in Criminal Law, from the College of the Law at the University of California, Hastings. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California and before the U.S. District Courts of California.
Loan Dao is an associate with Wong Chang & Yang LLP. She attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems, International Business, and Management. Thereafter, she received her J.D. with a concentration in Intellectual Property and Business Law, from Whittier Law School. During the course of law school, Loan received CALI Awards in Lawyering Skills 3: Transactional, Business Transactions: Art of the Deal, and Venture Capital & Private Equity.
She is admitted to practice law in the State of Hawaii before the Supreme Court of Hawaii and the U.S. District Court of Hawaii. She is also admitted to practice law in the State of California before the Central District of California. She grew up on the island of Oahu and is conversational in Vietnamese.
Christina Liang is an associate with Wong Chang & Yang LLP. Graduating from the University of Washington in Seattle with a BA in International Studies, her major thesis highlighted the impact of feminism during the Vietnam War. Having lived abroad in Asia for several years before college, Christina is conversationally fluent in Mandarin and sensitive to the needs of the Asian American community.
In 2017, she graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law with over 1000 hours of pro bono work as an intern with California Lawyers for the Arts in Berkeley and as a judicial intern to the Honorable Maria-Elena James, Retired and the Honorable Newton Lam in San Francisco. Christina is admitted to practice law in the State of California and before the U.S. District Courts of California.