Lani Xiaohe Cao

J.D. Leading Attorney


Admitted to the Bar of People’s Republic of China in 1998

Admitted to Washington State Bar since 2006




Washington State Bar Association

King County Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyer Association


About Lani Cao:


Lani Cao graduated from China University of Politics and Law.  Following graduation, she served as in-house counsel for a major fuel company in Beijing, China for seven years.  During her time in Beijing, she co-authored books on key topics in Chinese corporate law.


Seventeen years after obtaining her first law degree, Ms. Cao attended law school in the United States and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree.  Since then, Ms. Cao has been practicing law in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington.  She focuses on immigration law, and her broad-reaching background and experience in family law, business law, and estate planning helps her better serve her immigration clients in a more thorough and thoughtful way.


Ms. Cao is an active member of the Chinese community in the greater Seattle and Bellevue area of Washington.  She served on a volunteer basis as the Principal of the Northwest Chinese School from 2007 to 2009.  Lani Cao is also a frequent speaker on immigration matters at seminars, on the radio, and other immigration-related events.  She also often writes for different publications on the same topics.

Ms. Cao is fluent in both Mandarin Chinese and English.

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