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undefinedYanxiong (Michael) Li

Associate

Nevada
Tel: (702) 475-7964
Direct: (702) 637-2235

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Michael Li has dedicated his career to providing cost-effective solutions to clients' real estate issues (e.g. title, conveyancing, leasing, insurance and related contract issues). Along the way, he has represented a wide array of clients including lenders, servicers, developers, landlords and property managers in all aspects of litigation before state, federal and bankruptcy courts. In addition to zealous representation of clients, Mr. Li has presented at real estate brokerages and title companies on relevant issues, such as Nevada HOA lien foreclosures, navigating the summary eviction process, and qui tam suits involving Section 8 leases under False Claims Act.

Prior to earning his juris doctor degree, Michael interned with Jun He Law Offices at its Shanghai branch office, where he worked on various cross-border strategic M&As and corporate restructuring projects. Further, he complemented his legal studies with experience on the Editorial Staff of Nevada Law Journal (aka Law Review) and a judicial externship for then-Chief Justice, Michael L. Douglas of the Nevada Supreme Court.

Following his formal education, Mr. Li obtained his real estate license and co-founded Vanguard Realty Group, a real estate brokerage and property management company specializing in single-family residences throughout Clark County, Nevada. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Li serves on the Board of Directors for Asian American Advocacy Clinic (“AAAC”) a non-profit organization devoted to providing pro bono services to underserved Asian Pacific American and Asian Immigrant communities throughout Southern Nevada. He also oversees AAAC’s Special Legal Advocate program providing low-cost or free services to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.

Mr. Li is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Nevada. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Nevada, Clark County Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court, Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce and is a certified CE Instructor for the Nevada Real Estate Division. Mr. Li was recognized in Nevada Business Magazine (Legal Elite: Up and Coming Attorneys 2016) and was awarded by Avvo with a Client’s Choice Award in Bankruptcy. Mr. Li is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Shanghainese.

Education

  • University of California, Riverside (B.A., Economics/Philosophy, magna cum laude, 2008)
  • William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., 2011)