Meet the Attorneys
Award Winning Attorney
Tin Hwang is the founder and supervising attorney at Hwang Law Group. Shortly after starting her firm, Tin Hwang was named "Top 100 Attorneys of 2016" in Las Vegas, Nevada. She also received the "Best Up and Coming in 2017" attorney award by Nevada Business Magazine. In 2018, Ms. Hwang was listed as a "Rising Star" from the American Institute of Legal Advocates. Her latest achievements include:
- “10 Best Attorneys” as published by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys in 2019 for the state of Nevada
- “10 Best Attorneys” as published by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2018 for the state of Nevada
- “Top 40 under 40” for Personal Injury Law by the Association of American Trial Lawyers in 2018
Giving back to Las Vegas
From 2016 to 2019, Tin Hwang served as the Special Legal Advocate for a nonprofit organization helping and representing victims of domestic violence, battery, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Ms. Hwang is also an active board member of the Asian American Advocacy Clinic, a nonprofit organization providing legal assistance to the Las Vegas Asian American Pacific Islander community, and increasing education and support services to low income individuals.
Get to Know the Attorney
A lifelong Las Vegas, Nevada resident, Ms. Hwang is a first generation Taiwanese American with her family roots extending from Taipei and Tainan, Taiwan. Ms. Hwang is fluent in Mandarin.
Linda L. Lay
Licensed in Nevada and California
Linda L. Lay was admitted to the State Bar of California in December 2012. The following year, Ms. Lay was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in May 2013. Thereafter, she worked at an insurance defense firm and later at a family law firm in Las Vegas. She practices in the areas of family law, personal injury law, real estate law, and medical malpractice law.
Get to Know the Attorney
Ms. Lay enjoys hanging out with her two children and her dog, Yogi; hiking; and scrapbooking in her free time.
Las Vegas Immigration Attorney
Ms. Samerthai graduated and received her law degree from the Barry University of Orlando, Florida. After graduating, she returned to her home in Las Vegas and began her legal career practicing solely in immigration law. She has extensive knowledge and experience in various immigration matters, including but not limited to employment visas, family petitions, deportation proceedings, investor visas, naturalization, etc. She continues to provide legal assistance and services to the Las Vegas community through various nonprofit organizations including the Thai Culture Foundation and Asian Community Resource Center by conducting monthly immigration seminars to educate the community.
Get to Know the Attorney
Ms. Samerthai is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, with her family extending from Thailand. Her mother, now retired, owned and operated one of the first Thai restaurants in Las Vegas. Ms. Samerthai is fluent in Thai.
Meet the Staff
Just as important as our attorneys are our amazing staff. Meet the individuals that do a lot of the behind-the-scenes work on our client's cases.
Janina grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her family roots extending from Chile, and she can speak Spanish fluently. She obtained her BA degree in Criminal Justice, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Janina has over a decade of experience working as a litigation manager, her specialty being in personal injury and family law. She is a loving mother of 3 boys and 1 girl and her favorite past time is working on DIY projects and enjoying the simple things nature has to offer.
Jade grew up in Saigon, Vietnam, until the age of seven and then she moved to Las Vegas with her family. She speaks Vietnamese fluently, and she earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology. Jade's passion is in cooking authentic Vietnamese food and a variety of other Asian cuisines while sharing this passion with everyone around her.
Asiana obtained her BA degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While she spends most of her time working and learning during the week, on the weekends she enjoys listening to music and dancing. Her background in criminal justice and psychology accompanied by years of experience in customer service help Asiana to properly identify and quickly address the needs of HLG’s clients.
Jen grew up in China and became a police officer after graduating from Beijing University where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in English. She moved to Las Vegas for her husband and can speak English fluently. Jen enjoys cooking authentic, healthy Chinese food in her spare time. It is her principal to always put herself in the customer’s place and deliver the best customer service.
Melissa grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada with her family roots extending from the Philippines and can speak Tagalog fluently. Melissa graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with minors in Pre-Law and Business Administration. When Melissa is not working and assisting clients at the firm, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling, and volunteering within the community.