Yanfei Ran

Attorney-at-Law, Founder

Profile

As an estate planning expert among the English-Chinese bilingual attorneys, Yanfei Ran set her feet in many international metropolitan cities including London, Hong Kong and Mainland China besides her “at home” practice in the U.S. Ms. Ran is well trained in the U.K., Mainland China and the U.S. She specializes in family wealth inheritance, estate planning and business immigration, and has successfully provided professional family wealth inheritance and estate planning services to hundreds of families. Ms. Ran has been featured in the World Journal, NY China Ren (www.nychinaren.com) and other media outlets. She is the founder and host of the legal channel Hundred Q&As by Professional Lawyers. She has anchored hundreds of estate planning and trusts episodes, and has invited a great deal of positive impacts in the industry and community.

Practice Areas

Family wealth inheritance, estate planning, trusts, probate, wills, elder law, special-need trusts,
Medicaid Protection trusts and various immigration services.
Ms. Ran has provided dedicated and enthusiastic family wealth inheritance and estate planning services to hundreds of families with family assets ranging from tens of thousands to hundreds of millions of dollars;
Ms. Ran has repeatedly fought for the rights of clients with disabilities in guardianship proceedings, and has worked hard on behalf of relatives with family loss in the court when their family member(s) passed away without estate planning in place;
Ms. Ran is a strong advocate for seniors, people with disabilities and their families;
Ms. Ran frequently hosts and speaks at online and in-person seminars on estate planning, trusts, special need planning, elder laws, probate, guardianship and immigration;

Experience

Ms. Ran has long been enthusiastic about public, volunteer and community services and serves as an advising lawyer for Chinese Christian Herald Crusades (“CCHC” - www.cchc.org), and sits on the Board of Directors of the Ambassadors For Christ (“AFC” - www.afcinc.org). She also provides pro bono legal services to Harvest Church of New York (“HCNY” - www.hcny.org), CCHC and vulnerable groups;
Ms. Ran is the main author of the book American Dream Becomes True - An Immigration Legal Guide edited by CCHC.
Resource Advantage
Ability to efficiently organize and manage freelance lawyers to perform Chinese-language document discovery for U.S. litigations.

Education

Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY
Peking University School of Law, Beijing, China
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London
Qualifications and Honors
Member, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
Member, New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estate Planning Subcommittee
Member, New York State Bar Association, Elder Law, Special-Need Subcommittee
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
Admitted to the New York State Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Immigration Court
Rising Stars Lawyer for the State of New York since 2021, by the Super Lawyers of the Thomson Reuters
Certified Part 36 Guardian and Court Evaluator

Publications

Featured frequently in World Journal, NY China Ren (www.nychinaren.com) and other media outlets in the areas of estate planning, trusts, probate and immigration
Guest Host, International World hosted by CCHC
Guest Host, Law, Theory and Emotion by CCHC

Media Coverage

Main Author, American Dream Becomes True - An Immigration Legal Guide edited by CCHC
Author, Herald Monthly
Guest Host, International World hosted by CCHC
Guest Host, Law, Theory and Emotion by CCHC
Founder and Host, Legal Channel Hundred Q&As by Professional Lawyers