About Agnes Chiu
AGNES CHIU ESQ. / ARBITRATOR
Mrs. Agnes Chiu, a native of Hong Kong, received her bachelor degree from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), majoring in Social Ecology with a specialization in Criminal Justice. In 1991, Mrs. Chiu graduated and obtained the Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, one of the top ten law schools in the United States.

After being admitted to the California State Bar in 1992, Mrs. Chiu worked for the now retired Justice Vaino Spencer of the California Court of Appeals, Second Appellate District. She then joined the law firm Gilbert, Kelly, Crowley & Jennet as an associate attorney, practicing employment law and insurance defense litigation.

In 1995, Mrs. Chiu started her own law practice. Mrs. Chiu utilizes her court and litigation experience to assist businesses and clients to meet their various legal needs. In 1996, Mrs. Chiu began serving as a panel arbitrator for the Los Angeles Superior Court. Mrs. Chiu is sincere and experienced in litigation. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. degree program at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. She can speak and write fluent Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese) and English.

Mrs. Chiu currently serves as a director of the Chinese Christian Herald Crusades and provides monthly free legal services to the community. While being active at her church, Mrs. Chiu is currently pursuing her theological training at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

  • Panel Arbitrator with the Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Admitted to Supreme Court and all courts of California
  • Admitted to practice law before the Ninth Circuit of the Federal United States Courts
  • Board Member of the Chinese Herald Christian Crusades (1997 to present)
  • Member of the Chinese Evangelical Free Church of Monterey Park, California
  • Co-chairperson of the Ethnic Minority Relations Committee of the State Bar of California (2000-200 1)
  • Co-chairperson of the Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance, Los Angeles, California (1997-1998)
  • General Counsel for the Hong Kong School Alumni Federation, Los Angeles, California (1999-2002)
  • General Counsel for the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles, California (1997-1998)
Email: achiu@lawac.com