In light of the recent concerns regarding the Covid-19 virus, protecting our clients and their legacies remains our most important focus. We are encouraging all current and future clients to meet with us via phone conference. Please contact our office to discuss your options.

Tyson-Shu, Emily



Seattle, WA



Emily Tyson-Shu is an associate attorney. Emily was a legal clerk with Lee & Lee prior to her J.D. candidacy. While in law school, she externed for the Washington State Department of Revenue – Appeals Division, and Starbucks Law & Corporate Affairs Department. After her graduation, she worked on employment litigation, assisting plaintiff-employees in state and federal courts. She later joined Lee & Lee with focuses on immigration and civil litigation. 

As a Taiwanese immigrant, Emily is committed to giving back to her community and providing legal services to the people in need. She has volunteered at the legal clinic at Chinese Information and Service Center and Unemployment Law Project to assist low-income clients with various legal issues. Emily is also very involved in the community activities as she is a board member for the National Taiwan University Alumni Association (NW) (台灣大學校友會) in the United States.

Published Works

  • A Making of Historical Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement: The Driving Forces and Negotiation Process

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • King County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese

Areas Of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Washington


  • Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    • M.A. - 2011
  • National Taiwan University
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Honors: summa cum laude


We defend people from crimes such as marijuana growth and distribution, DUI, white collar crimes, robbery and assault, domestic violence, as well as crimes affecting immigration status and deportation.


We can assist you with forfeiture cases when you've been accused of illegal activity and the government seizes your assets. We also represent breach of contract and tort claims.


We handle deportation and criminal cases. Our immigration attorneys have the experience to solve complex visa issues, focusing on business and investor immigration concerns.


We represent people injured by the negligent acts of others, including motor vehicle accidents, sex abuse such as human trafficking, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases.