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Mei Shih
Managing Attorney

California Western School of Law - J.D. 
University of California, Davis - B.A. International Relations, East Asian Studies

My background from growing up as a first-generation Chinese American helped shape me and how I practice law. I have a translational skill that makes my legal practice unique. At an early age, I helped my non-English speaking parents navigate cultural barriers that affected many aspects of their lives in the United States. As a result, I am dedicated to educating individuals and arming them with resources to make the best choices in their situation.


It is my goal to simplify the process for you. I will help you navigate through those uncomfortable topics and answer all your difficult questions. I will give you practical legal advice and weigh all the options with you.


I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area with my large extended family. I am glad to call Seattle my home now. My partner and I love exploring the Pacific Northwest – camping, hiking, kayaking, and discovering all the many restaurants in the area with our two children. We love traveling as a family and learning about different cultures. Some of the amazing places we’ve traveled to include Indonesia, Turkey, Czech Republic, and Cuba.

Leadership

  • ​​WSBA FLEC – Executive Committee Member

  • Family Law CASA – Secretary, Executive Committee Member, Committee Chair

  • International Families Justice Coalition – Board Member

Volunteering

  • Kinship Care Solutions Project – Volunteer Attorney

  • International Families Justice Coalition – Volunteer Attorney

  • ACRS/CISC Legal Clinic – Volunteer Attorney

  • Joint Asian Judicial Evaluations Committee (JAJEC) – Volunteer Attorney

Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee – Board Member

  • King County Bar Association, Family Law Division – Member

  • King County Bar Association, Guardianship & Elder Law Section – Member

  • The State Bar of California – Member

Publications & Presentations

  • WSBA Bar News Sept. 2023, Issue Spotting: Perspectives on Washington's Article 2 of the UGCOPAA 

Additional Languages

  • Conversational Chinese: Mandarin, Cantonese, Taishan Dialect

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