Professional Experience

David joined Helsell Fetterman as an associate in 2018 after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Linda Lee of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II, and working for a local law firm. He practices as a member of the firm’s business, real estate, and commercial litigation practice groups.

David earned his law degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Seattle University School of Law in 2015. While in law school, he served as an editor on the school’s law review, as a mentor for the Seattle Youth Traffic Court, and as President of the Asian Pacific Islander Law Student Association. Additionally, David completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Justice Mary Yu of the Washington State Supreme Court. During his time at Seattle University School of Law, David also received the school’s Pro Bono Pledge Outstanding Service Award and the Asian Bar Association of Washington’s Yamashita Scholarship.

Outside of work, David enjoys playing basketball, coaching his youth basketball team, experiencing new foods, and visiting new cities.

Professional Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Asian Bar Association of Washington
    • Board Member
    • Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
  • Vietnamese Bar Association of Washington
  • King County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State Bar, 2016


  • Conversational Cantonese

Community Involvement

  • Seattle Asian Sports Club, Basketball Coach