Law Firm Info:
Located in the central part of the Chinese community, the Law Offices of Steve Qi & Associates is one of the most prominent and well-known law firms in Southern California. Through its principal Mr. Steve Qi, the firm has established an acclaimed reputation for its diverse, but specially-tailored legal services. Of the many, our firm’s practice areas include civil and business litigation, employment law, family law, and immigration. The experience, background, and training of our firm’s support staff – associates, law clerks, and paralegals – add to the dynamics of our legal team, and enhance our ability to achieve high standards without compromising our clients’ needs. Our firm understands the complexity and uniqueness of each case, ensuring that our clients receive the appropriate legal service, advice, and attention that it deserves.
J.D., Western State University College of Law
M.A., Journalism, University of Southern California
B. A., World Economy, Fudan University, Shanghai, China;
Membership: American Immigration Lawyers Association
California Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Mr. Qi went to Fudan University for his Bachelor’s degree in World Economy. Upon graduation in 1983 as one of the school’s top students, he went to work for Xinhua News Agency, China’s largest news organization, as a journalist in its international news department. A prolific writer, Mr. Qi published feature stories and commentaries in prominent newspapers and news journals, in addition to his daily work as a newsman. His publications have appeared in such notable media like the People’s Daily, Outlook Weekly, and China Daily (the only English language newspaper in China at the time).
Since the establishment of the Law Office of Steve Qi & Associates, Mr. Qi has provided professional legal advice for many Chinese entrepreneurs regarding investment and immigration in the U.S. From the incorporation of companies to L-1A multinational corporate executive visa; from half million investment to one million investment immigration to business contract drafting, trademark, mergers and acquisition; from China business and U.S. business law to anti-fraud and unfair competition, Mr. Qi boasts a great reputation among its clientel.