Practice Areas

BAY AREA TRIAL ATTORNEYS & COUNSELORS

Representing Clients in Civil & Criminal Matters

Attorneys at Wong, Chang & Yang LLP have served the Asian-American community in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 40 years. By offering creative, insightful, and assertive legal representation, our goal is to bridge the gap between Asian and mainstream American culture and expand our practice to reflect the unique character of the Bay Area. Our clients appreciate our comprehensive approach, which enables us to provide meaningful counsel across a range of practice areas, including:

  • Business/Corporate Transactions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Consumer and Business Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, and Probate
  • Family Law and Custody
  • One Step Adjustment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law and Transactions
  • Business law (business disputes, contract review, and negotiations) 

To learn more about hiring an attorney and engaging in the legal process, please see our frequently asked questions page.  


A Boutique Litigation Firm Serving the Needs of the Community and Small Businesses

For more than four decades, Wong, Chang & Yang LLP has proudly advised and represented Oakland consumers and small to medium-sized businesses, becoming well-known in the Bay Area as a successful civil litigation firm. We regularly assist clients in the following areas:

  • Criminal Defense - If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony offense, Wong, Chang & Yang LLP has experienced defense attorneys and former prosecutors able to provide quality representation when you go to Court. We represent clients from the pre-trial arraignment stage all the way through trial, sentencing and appeals. We will zealously represent your interests when the government is trying to take your rights away.
  • Chapter 7, 11 and 13 Bankruptcy - Our attorneys help consumers and businesses find relief from debt through protections afforded under bankruptcy law. We will openly and honestly discuss the benefits and risks of bankruptcy with you and offer caring yet assertive legal guidance through the conclusion of bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Corporate Transactions and IP - We provide efficient and cost-effective business counsel for a wide range of business clients. We have represented restaurants, construction, retail and professional services clients in matters such as entity formation, corporate operations, and business disputes. Wong, Chang & Yang LLP has attorneys with extensive in-house experience, specialization in intellectual property, and are dedicated to structuring solutions that address your company's legal and financial needs.
  • Personal Injury​ - For over 35 years, we have provided effective representation and achieved favorable recoveries for our clients. Whether it be a car accident, pedestrian accident, or medical malpractice, our attorneys will handle your claim or take your case to court. Our attorneys will work closely with you throughout the entire process so you receive the compensation you are entitled to. 
  • Immigration - Wong, Chang & Yang LLP has assisted hundreds of clients in securing family-based immigrant visas and permanent residence registration. Hiring an attorney at all stages of Immigration Proceedings is crucial for you to obtain justice and immigration benefits.  

Our experience and continuous presence in the community ensures that we understand the trade customs and practices of many businesses and industries in the area, and that we have a personal connection with our clients and their concerns.  


Contact a Local Law Firm with Strong Ties to the Community 

If you need the advice and representation of an experienced Bay Area attorney, do not hesitate to contact Wong, Chang & Yang LLP in Oakland or Sunnyvale (appointment only). We offer a free initial consultation for personal injury matters, and will travel to your home, hospital room, or place of business if you cannot come to our office. To accommodate our clients' busy schedules, we offer Saturday appointment times. We speak Mandarin, Cantonese, and Burmese.  


We also provide notary public services.