Elizabeth Rho-Ng

Elizabeth Rho-Ng attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in the College of Liberal Arts, majoring in the Plan II Honors Program. During her time as an undergraduate, Ms. Rho-Ng completed a senior thesis within the Plan II Honors Program and worked part time in the University of Texas Office of Admissions. After receiving her degree, she served as a teacher of English as a Second Language for adult students and professionals at a private language school in Pusan, Korea, for one year. Elizabeth also worked as an administrative and legal assistant in a small estate planning law firm in San Francisco. In the fall of 1997, Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, where she completed her JD in May 2000. During her final year of law school, Elizabeth Rho-Ng clerked as an intern at the Staff Attorneys Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In this capacity, Elizabeth Rho-Ng reviewed criminal appeals and habeas corpus petitions in addition to writing and presenting memoranda opinions to judicial panels. An attorney at Dannis Woliver Kelley in San Francisco since October 2001, Elizabeth Rho-Ng currently serves as a shareholder and the practice area leader for the firm’s Special Education and Student Issues division. In this capacity, she regularly represents public schools, community college districts, county offices of education, and Special Education Local Planning Areas (SELPA) in a wide array of legal matters and student-related cases. A member of the California State Bar, Ms. Rho-Ng also belongs to the American Bar Association, the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California, and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Ms. Rho-Ng may be contacted by telephone at Dannis Woliver Kelley at (415) 543-4111.