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Jason Yao


Jason is an associate in the corporate group. He previously worked in the firm’s Beijing office as an intern prior to summering and articling at the Vancouver office. Jason is a native Mandarin and English speaker who assists clients in both languages.

Jason has worked alongside senior counsel to draft legal memoranda, resolutions, agreements, and frequently translates communications and documents between English and Chinese.

During law school, Jason volunteered with a number of pro bono legal organizations and was the Vice President of the Association of Law Students for Inclusion and Diversity.  

Areas of FocusCorporateFinance
Bar admissionsBritish Columbia, 2020
  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • J.D., University of Alberta, 2019‎
  • B.Com., University of British ‎Columbia, 2015‎


  • The Malcolm MacIntyre Memorial Scholarship‎

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer at the Edmonton Community Legal Centre
  • Volunteer with Pro Bono Law Alberta