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Lawyer

Anja Yang, Chinese lawyer. Bar: New York 1999. National Defense fellow Ohio State University, 1983-1985. Observer Conference of Parties of Montreal Protocol, Nairobi, Kenya, 1994, Conference of Parties of Framework Convention on Climate Change, Berlin, 1995. Member American Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Society International Law.

Background

Yang, Anja was born on July 15, 1957 in Taipei, China. Daughter of Chun-fu and Pei-lian (Dwan) Yang.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1979. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1984. Master of Laws, New York University, 1986.

Student in Program Instruction Lawyers, Harvard University, 2004.

Career

Legal associate Lee & Li, Taipei, 1979-1981, Tsar & Tsai, Taipei, 1989-1991. Specialist Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1991-1995. Lecturer National Ching Hwa University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan, 1992.

Legal associate Ding & Ding, Taipei, 1995-1996. Member executive legal staff Baker & McKenzie, 1996-1999. Associate Shay and Partners, 1999-2000.

Assistant vice president Chiao Tung Bank, 2000—2001. Lecturer law Tamkang University, 2002—2005. Legal associate Weli Law Office, since 2005.

Exchange fellow International Christian University, Tokyo, 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1999.

Membership

Observer Conference of Parties of Montreal Protocol, Nairobi, Kenya, 1994, Conference of Parties of Framework Convention on Climate Change, Berlin, 1995. Member American Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Society International Law.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, listening to classical music.

Connections

Married John Xavier Keenan, July 19, 1980 (divorced October 1986).

father:
Chun-fu Yang

mother:
Pei-lian (Dwan) Yang

spouse:
John Xavier Keenan