University of Washington School of Law, J.D., Dispute Resolution Concentration
University of California, Davis, B.A., Communication
Admitted to Practice
State of Washington
State of California
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Ada is a California native who moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington School of Law.
During law school, Ada served as Executive Managing Editor of Production on the Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal. She was also very active in Moot Court competitions and represented her law school at the Thomas Tang International Moot Court Competitions as a regional semi-finalist in both Los Angeles and Atlanta. After graduating from law school, she served as a coach for mock trial and appellate advocacy teams at the law school.
Prior to starting AKW Law, P.C., she worked as a Civil Litigation Attorney at two plaintiff-oriented law firms, in Bellevue and downtown Seattle.
Ada is an Adjunct Professor at the Seattle University School of Law, teaching Employment Discrimination. She is also an Arbitrator for King and Snohomish Counties.
She currently serves on the Editorial Board of Trial Guides, Public Relations Chair of the William L. Dwyer American Inns of Court, and Communications Committee Chair of the Washington State Employment Lawyers Association (WELA).
Ada previously served as the Editor-in-Chief of the WSAJ Trial News, and Editorial Board Member of the American Inns of Court The Bencher. She is the Past-President of the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington. Ada has authored many published articles and is a speaker at various lawyer's continuing legal education seminars.
In her spare time, Ada enjoys playing co-ed flag football, volunteering with various executive boards and committees, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and three cats, Matcha, Kylo, and Soba.