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2005 Voter Guide

Margaret A. Pui Yee Chan
Candidate for the
New York City
Civil Court
(2nd District)

  Margaret Chan

Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • Margaret Chan is a Hong Kong immigrant and NYC public schools graduate. Adopting her parents diligent work ethic, Margaret became a trailblazer in New Yorks tough legal profession. She is among the first Asian American graduates of Touro Law School, the first Chinese American Managing Editor of Law Review, and one of a select few Senior Court Attorneys at the NYS Appellate Division. She now manages her own law practice where she helps immigrants fight for their rights every day. As a judge she will make sure all candidates have a fair and level playing field in her courtroom.
Party Membership
  • Democrat
Party Endorsements
  • Democrat
Education
  • Touro Law School, J.D., 1993
  • Brooklyn College, B.A., 1979
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1994
Occupation/Employer
  • Law Offices of Margaret Chan
Professional Experience
  • 2002-present: Law Offices of Margaret Chan - Owner/Sole Practioner
  • 2001-2002: Law Offices of Chan, Lee & Cheung, PLLC - Partner
  • 1999-2001: Gim & Chan, PC - Associate/Partner
  • 1994-1999: New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department - Senior Court Attorney

 

 
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