LiFeng “Lili” Liao

Legal Advocate

WHAT DO YOU DO AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I advocate for the seniors who are surviors of financial exploitation, abuse/neglect, and domestic violence, , especially for those with Limited English Proficency.

WHY DO YOU WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

What SeniorLAW Center means to me is to listen, respect, collaborate, and advocate for the seniors.

HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR WORK AT SENIORLAW CENTER?

I assist senior survivors of financial exploitation with filing claims with Pennsylvania’s Victim Compensation Assistance Program to ease their financial burden.

AFFILIATIONS

I have been involved with Asian Pacific American Bar Assocaiton- PA since the year of 2010, to promote justice, equity, and legal access, especially for all Asian Pacific American communities.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

On October 31, 2016, I testified before City Council for Resolution No.160829 concerning a string of home invasion robbery crimes targeting Asian immigrant Communities.

On December 14, 2017, I testified before City Council for Bill No.170963 against the proposed removal of bullet proof glass in the small business stores.

AWARDS

In the summer of 2010, I received recognition from the former Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey of the City of Philadelphia for the commitment, help, and support in connecting the communities with the Philadelphia Police Department.

PERSONAL FACT

I was born in Taiwan and speak Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, and English. I came to the United States to study in the LL.M program at the Beasley School of Law of Temple University in 2005. I passed the New York State Bar exam in 2010.

JOINED STAFF

2019

BEFORE SENIORLAW CENTER

Prior to joining SeniorLAW Center as a legal advocate, I played a role as a city-wide mandarin victim advocate, and acts as a strong liaison between the Chinatown community, Philadelphia Police Department, and District Attorney’s Office.

HAILS FROM

Yunlin County, Taiwan

EDUCATION

Temple Beasley School of Law

Bryn Mawr College, Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute