Joanne H. Yi

Joanne H. Yi

Partner
Location:
Manassas, Virginia
Phone:
703-278-2027
Fax:
703-649-6368
Email:

Joanne Yi is a Korean-American bilingual bankruptcy attorney with 12 years of experience (10 years in Chicago, Illinois and 2 years in Virginia). Joanne is sincere and caring, and she makes sure her clients' needs and goals are met with the best outcome possible. With the proper guidance and advice from Joanne, many clients who filed bankruptcy (Chapter 7 or Chapter 13) have been able to receive relief from financial hardship and burden. Joanne thinks the best working relationship between attorney and client is the honest and forthright disclosure. Joanne represents clients in Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division, Bankruptcy Court, which encompasses, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Fauquier, Prince William, and Stafford.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Bankruptcy
  • 10% Traffic - violations
  • 10% DUI/DWI - misdemeanors

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2013
  • Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2002

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2002
  • The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1993
    • Major: Sociology
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Master of Arts and Science
    • Major: Sociology
  • Medical College of Virginia
    • Graduate certificate, Gerontology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Northern VA Bankruptcy Bar Association, 2013 - 2015
  • Prince William County Bar Association, 2014 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Law office of Peter Francis Geraci, Associate, 2002 - 2009
  • Gierum & Mantas, Associate, 2009 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Wills on Wheels, 2014
  • Tenant / housing law clinic, 2014

Languages

  • Korean

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Phi Omega