PROFILE: MA MANEE MOUA

 

Attorney Ma Manee Moua possesses a broad base of legal experience in both the public and private sectors. She is licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. At the Moua Law Office, she practices in the following legal areas: criminal, personal injury/civil litigation, and family law.

With offices in Minnesota and Wisconsin, Attorney Moua has handled numerous civil and criminal cases in those two states. Previously, she was an Assistant Attorney General with the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice. In the Department's Civil Litigation Unit, she performed a variety of legal services, through counsel and representation, to the Legislature, Governor, state agencies, and corporation counsel. She also provided enforcement of statutes under the Attorney General's jurisdiction; conducted legal research; drafted legal documents; presented/argued cases in state and federal courts. Her areas of practice included: civil rights, medical, worker's compensation enforcement, and civil litigation. In her former role as an Assistant Attorney General combined with her current private practice work, she has handled cases at the state and federal trial and appellate court levels: filing and defending cases; negotiating for settlement; and engaging in motions practice, jury trials and writing and arguing appeals.

Attorney Moua is fluent in English and Hmong, and was a guest host for a monthly legal advice show, Xovtooj Cua HaivHmoob, on a Twin Cities radio station. She was also a contributing writer for the Hmong Pages, a local community newspaper in Minnesota as co-author of the Auto Accident Q&A series.

Attorney Moua is a frequent speaker at campuses and conferences. She delivered the Class of 2013 Commencement Speech at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay (the college where she received her undergraduate degree). She has also spoken at Macalester College (Minn.), Edgewood College (Wis.) and UW System institutions in Madison, Parkside, Green Bay and Oshkosh. She has been a speaker and trainer for state agencies including the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and children’s services. Her topics have included “Overview of the Criminal Justice System,” “Legal Issues and the Hmong,” and “Leadership and Issues Affecting Asian Americans.”

 

 

BAR ADMISSIONS


  • Wisconsin

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

  • Minnesota

  • United States District Court of Minnesota

 

EDUCATION


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D.

  • University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, B.S. Philosophy, Cum Laude with Distinction

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


WISCONSIN

  • Member, Wisconsin State Bar Association (2002-present)

  • Board Member, United Asian Services of Wisconsin (2006-2007)

  • Member, Dane County Bar Association (2006-2007)

  • Member, Winnebago County Bar Association (2003)

  • Allocations Committee Panel, United Way Fox Cities (Spring 2003)

 

MINNESOTA

  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association (2008-2009)

  • Member, Ramsey County Bar Association (2008-2009)

  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association (2008-2009)

  • Volunteer Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers Network (2008-present)  

 

PRESENTATIONS



Xovtooj Cua Haiv Hmoob
Monthly Radio Host/Speaker - discuss various legal issues such as: Criminal Law and Process, Auto-accidents, Personal Injury, Business, Government Systems and Structures, Court Systems, etc.

Macalster College
Speaker - Overview of the Criminal Law Justice System

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Speaker - Legal issues and the Hmong

Edgewater College
Speaker - Legal issues and the Hmong

University of Wisconsin Law School - Moot Court Team 
Speaker - Legal advocacy and brief writing

University of Wisconsin - Parkside 
Keynote speaker - Leadership and issues affecting Asian Americans

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay 
Keynote speaker - Leadership and issues affecting Asian Americans

Eleventh Annual Hmong National Development Conference 
Presenter - Overview of the WI Dept. of Justice and understanding the legal system

University of Wisconsin - Madison 
Keynote speaker - Leadership and issues affecting Hmong Americans

WI Dept. of Natural Resources - Law Enforcement/Ranger Certification
Speaker - Lawsuit, a brief overview

Children's Service Society of Wisconsin - Hmong Leadership Initiative
Speaker - Overview of the WI Dept. of Justice; State and federal functions of government

Green Bay Correctional Institution
Presenter - Litigation training to correctional staff

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Keynote Speaker - Legal issues and leadership

Madison Metropolitan School District
Keynote Speaker - Southeast Asian College Fair

Time Warner Cable TV Series in Cooperation with the University of Wisconsin Extension for Outagamie County, Channel 4 - Bridging Hmong American
Presenter - Understanding the court system
 

 

 
 

Moua Law Office

Attorney Ma Manee Moua
261 Ruth St. N - Upper Level
St. Paul, MN 55119
(651) 765-7389 TEL
manee@moualawoffice.com

 

 

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