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Lawyer

Michelle Mei-Hsue Cheng, American lawyer. Bar: State Bar Texa, United States District Courts (western district) Texas, United States Court of Appeals (5th circuit). Outstanding Young Lawyer of Austin, Litig. award 2004, Texas Rising Star by Texas Monthly magazine 2004-2006.

Background

Cheng, Michelle Mei-Hsue was born on October 12, 1969 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Richard Sai-Leung and Mary Yee Cheng.

Education

University of Michigan (Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, 1992). University of Texas (Juris Doctor, 1996).

Career

Worked at Whitehurst, Harkness, Watson, London, Ozmun & Galow, A Professional, Corporation (Austin, Texas) specializing in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice. Admitted to the bar, 1996, Texas. Member: Travis County Bar Association.

State Bar of Texas; Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Austin Young Lawyers Association. Asian-American Bar Association of Austin.

Achievements

  • Bar: State Bar Texa, United States District Courts (western district) Texas, United States Court of Appeals (5th circuit).

Membership

Member: board director State Bar Texas (chair advisory board Capital Area Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Legal Project) 2004-2006, board director Austin Bar Association (outstanding director award 2006, outstanding committee chair Aaward 2005, co-chair Austin Bar's Hurricane Katrina Committee, Children's Affairs Committee, chair Austin Bar Association (civil litigation section), board director Austin Young Lawyers Association (co-chair Community Service Committee, Holiday Baskets Project, Member Services Committee, Bench Bar Committee, Legal Services for the Poor Committee, Continuing Legal Education Committee, outstanding director award 2004), co-chair Austin Bar Association (medical-legal committee), board director Travis County Women Lawyers' Association. Member Texas Trial Lawyers' Association, American Trial Lawyers' Association, Austin Young Lawyers' Association, Travis County Women's Lawyers' Association, State Bar Texas, Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, Austin Asian-American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.

Connections

father:
Richard Sai-Leung

mother:
Mary Yee Cheng