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Your Legal Representation

We believe that representation matters - in all senses of that phrase. Out backgrounds give us compassion and insight into the issues and challenges facing our clients today.

Veasna Hoy

Partner and Principal

Veasna Hoy, Attorney

Ms. Hoy has a keen understanding of how difficult the business world can be for someone with a diverse background or who speaks English as a second language. She takes pride in being able to provide legal services to clients who may otherwise be dismayed from seeking justice out of confusion or fear of our complex legal system. Ms. Hoy is able to bridge the gap of cultural differences by relating her experiences and background to all of her clients. She is proud of her Cambodian heritage and was the first in her family to attend college, graduate school, and then law school.

Ms. Hoy is a strong advocate for underserved voices and has built her career on creating successful policy strategies for workforce development and achieving racial equity in institutions and systems. As a business owner, DEI consultant, and attorney, Ms. Hoy understands entrepreneurial creativity and ambition, and recognizes the individual sacrifices clients take to achieve their dream. It is through this lens that she is able build strong relationships with her clients and help them to reach their business goals.

Ms. Hoy’s practice focuses primarily on business formations, drafting and negotiating business contracts and handling controversies with the IRS. She is also experienced in successfully handling suits and settlements in personal injury and employment cases. Ms. Hoy is admitted to practice in federal court, western district.

Education

  • J.D. Seattle University School of Law

  • M.A. University of San Francisco, Asian Pacific Studies

  • B.A. Pacific Lutheran University, Political Science

Bar Admission

  • Washington State Bar Association

Court Admissions​

  • US District Court, Western District of Washington

Viviana Herrera

Paralegal 

Viviana Herrera, Paralegal

Viviana Herrera was born in Mexico, but her family immigrated to the United States when she was a young child. The family lived in San Diego, California for five years before settling in Seattle, Washington. After earning a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Western Washington University, she forged a career in human resources for five years before answering the call to become a public school teacher in Austin, Texas. She returned to Washington in October of 2022 after almost a decade away and she is thrilled to be home.

Her professional journey underscores an unwavering commitment to cultivating positive and inclusive working environments. Whether optimizing HR processes, ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction, or fostering inclusive learning spaces during her teaching tenure, she consistently prioritizes workplace well-being. Fueled by a passion for continual growth, she is a dedicated life-long learner. She is eager to channel her wealth of experience and unwavering dedication into contributing to the success of Hoy Law. She is fluent in Spanish and is excited to work with our Spanish-speaking clients.

She’s also a passionate advocate for animals and their habitats. She finds solace and joy in engaging in outdoor pursuits, whether it’s exploring scenic trails with her pet dog, Polly, or participating in environmental stewardship projects.

As she joins Hoy Law, Ms. Herrera brings not only her professional acumen but also a compassionate spirit that aligns with the firm’s values.

"DON'T BE AFRAID. BE FOCUSED. BE DETERMINED. BE HOPEFUL. BE EMPOWERED."

Michelle Obama

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