Alan Yee

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Alan S. Yee is a principal in the Oakland, California law firm Siegel & Yee.

Alan Yee has over 30 years of experience specializing in civil litigation. He has extensive experience in the area of personal injury, including wrongful death cases. His cases involve claims resulting from auto accidents, slip and falls and other claims by people who have suffered an injury or death due to the negligence of others. His cases include the wrongful death claim of relatives in the crash of Alaska Airlines flight 261 off the coast of California in 2000.

He also maintains an active practice in probate litigation and estate planning, including wills and trusts. He continues to represent businesses and individuals in general litigation across a broad spectrum of areas.[1]

Education

Mr. Yee received his B.A. in 1974 from Princeton University and his J.D. in 1978 from the University of California's Boalt Hall School of Law in Berkeley.[2]

Asian Americans for Justice

In 1983 Alan Yee was co-chair of Asian Americans for Justice, set up in San Francisco to commemorate the murder of Vincent Chin.[3]

Public service

Alan Yee has a tradition and commitment to involvement in community affairs and public service. He was elected as a trustee of the Peralta Community Colleges and served as its president in the early 1990's. He was appointed to the City of Oakland's Police Review Commission and served as its chair. Mr. Yee has also served as a pro bono attorney representing the elderly and poor in many local community issues. In recognition of his achievements, Mr. Yee received the 2004 President's Pro Bono Services award from the State Bar of California. He currently serves as a Commissioner for the Port of Oakland. [4]

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