Sara Leung

Biography

Sara was born and raised in Hong Kong. She is fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin, and can read and write both traditional and simplified Chinese. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and her LL.B (equivalent to a J.D.) from the University of Hong Kong, she went to UC Hastings College of the Law where she received a Master of Laws.

During law school Sara was an interpreter for the Family Law Project of the Bar Association of San Francisco, helping Chinese-speaking litigants in all types of family law cases. Her commitment in providing pro bono legal services to low-income litigants resulted in her receipt of Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services.

Education

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government and Laws), University of Hong Kong (2009)
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of Hong Kong (2011)
Master of Laws (LL.M), UC Hastings College of the Law (2012)

Affiliations

Member, California State Bar (No. 290928)
Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
Member, Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area

Professional Experience

Sara joined HCSS in 2016 following several years of dedicated family law practice. She has served as a volunteer attorney at the Family Violence Law Center, where she represented survivors of domestic violence seeking restraining orders as well as in custody and visitation proceedings. She also participated in the Family Law Day of Court through the Alameda County Bar Association in preparing court orders for self-represented litigants in family law matters. At HCSS, Sara handles all aspects of complex and international family law matters.

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