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Phillip J Wu

Phillip J Wu

Shorb & Connor, LLP
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning...
  • California
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Education
University of San Francisco School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
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Summer Overseas Studies: • Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) - international employment discrimination law, comparative law and society • Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) - European Union economic law, international intellectual property law
Activities: Food & Law Society, Public Interest Law Foundation, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Pride Law
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Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Certificate (2009) | Mandarin Chinese
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University of California - Berkeley
B.S. (2007) | Business Administration
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Conducted field work with The Gallup Organization in conjunction with strategic planning course.
Activities: Credit Union for Berkeley Students (CUBS), Residential Sustainability Educator Coordinator, Academic Services Assistant, American Red Cross
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University of California - Irvine
(2006) International Business
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Activities: Summer Overseas Studies: * École Supérieure du Commerce Exteriéur (La Défense, France) - international business, French culture
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Professional Experience
Associate
Shorb & Connor, LLP
- Current
Post-Bar Law Clerk
Shorb & Connor, LLP
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Law Fellow
Peralta Community College District
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Law Clerk
Oakland City Attorney's Office
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Law Clerk
AIDS Legal Referral Panel
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Performed direct client services such as conducting client interviews and providing consultation and advocacy. Advocated for clients by drafting wills and durable power of attorney documents, writing demand letters on behalf of clients, and negotiating with landlords. Conducted legal research and wrote memos on a variety of housing, insurance, and contract issues.
Legal Intern
Oakland Unified School District
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Work included researching legal issues and writing memos on matters relating to the California Education and Labor Codes.
Legal Intern
TSA
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Work included drafting motions in EEOC cases and propounding and responding to discovery requests.
Policy Research Intern
Organization for Refuge Asylum & Migration (ORAM)
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Drafted and published a research report on contemporary issues and acculturation of LGBTI refugees in the U.S. Conducted outreach initiatives in the community to obtain housing for refugees.
Awards
Lavender Law Scholarship Recipient
Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF)
Law Student Pro Bono Publico Award
OneJustice
2012 & 2013
AmeriCorps Equal Justice Works Grant Recipient
AmeriCorps Equal Justice Works
Professional Associations
State Bar of California # 300429
Member
- Current
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San Diego County Bar Association # 300429
Member
- Current
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Tom Homann LGBT Law Association
Member
- Current
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BALIF (Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom)
Member
- Current
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Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP)
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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4th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free strategy session for new clients
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All major credit cards accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We also offer income based discounted rates. Contact us for more information or see our website for details
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Domestic Violence
Languages
  • Mandarin: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
ShorbConnor.com
Blog
Divorce & Family Law Blog
Contact & Map
San Diego Near Balboa Park
3130 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 222-1220
Telephone: (619) 365-5643
Fax: (888) 222-1220