Ms. Dominique N. Thieu is the Principal Attorney with THIEU VIRTUAL LAW GROUP, a boutique law firm in Fountain Valley, CA, handling business & civil litigation, business immigration (EB-5; H1B), bankruptcy, and trademark/copyright law matters.
Ms. Thieu graduated from UCLA (B.S., '97, Biochemistry) and Western State University (J.D., '03). She attended the Santa Clara Law International Law Program (Summer '02) associated with National University in Singapore and legal internship through Open University, Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon), Viet Nam.
Ms. Thieu is the President of the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California (2010-12) and a Founding Board Member for the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys which she was co-chaired in 2009. She also sits on the Board and/or serves as counsel for several non-profit organizations: Project MotiVATe; Republic of South Vietnam Foundation; H?i Ái H?u Long Xuyên An Giang Mien Nam California; and Well-Balanced World.
Prior to working at THIEU VIRTUAL LAW GROUP, Ms. Thieu was a founding partner of Phan & Thieu, LLP; an associate with Liebhaber & Masserman, LLP, counsel for Mercury Insurance Company, managing catastrophic personal injury matters; an associate with Lee & Tran, APLC, where she gained valuable experience in litigation and trial.
Prior to starting on her path in the legal field, Ms. Thieu was the General Manager for Professional Engineering, Inc. - managing construction projects ranging from room additions to new construction to reverse engineering for remedying code violations and sunken foundations without destruction of the existing buildings.
Ms. Thieu also enjoys working with children and worked with several tutoring associations including tutoring algebra, trigonometry, calculus and SAT Math I & IIC with Ivy West (an affiliate with Sylvan Learning Center).
Ms. Thieu was also a floral designer with Twigs Flower Shoppe and White Lilac, Inc., with clienteles including The Mighty Ducks, ESPN, Pepsi and the YUM Corp., St. John Knits and Cartier. Her claim to fame is that her floral design graced the pages of Town and County Magazine.