About Us
Ralph M. Tsong
Ralph Tsong is an attorney with seventeen years of experience. He began his career with national employment law firm Littler Mendelson in Chicago and was an associate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He honed his trial skills working for public law centers Asian Law Alliance in San Jose and Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Ralph then spent a decade as an attorney representing California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Department of Industrial Relations and U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

Ralph is trained in a variety of practice areas and ready to bring his legal expertise to clients worldwide. 

He is licensed to practice in California and Illinois. He sits on the board of directors of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association and the Bioethics and Diversity in the Profession Committees of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section, the Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the Society for Ethical Egg Donation and Surrogacy, the National Association of Asian American Professionals, and the Hong Kong Association of Southern California.
Principal Attorney
J.D., The Law School at University of Chicago​​

B.S., magna cum laude, College of William & Mary
Mark J. Hirabayashi
Mark Hirabayashi has over 35 years of experience as a lawyer. He has built a successful practice of adoption law, completing thousands of successful adoptions. Mark's service has been recognized by the LA County Board of Supervisors who have proclaimed him a "Foster Care Hero." 

Mark has also received the Plaque of Appreciation from the McKinley Children’s Center Foster Family & Adoption Agency and the Stars in Adoption Award presented by Olive Crest. 

Mark is a member of the Academy of California Adoption Lawyers where he has previously served as vice president.  Mark is a highly respected attorney in the adoption community. He enjoys playing ukulele for a Hawaiian musician's group.
Of Counsel
J.D., University of California Hastings School of Law

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Lei Bai (白蕾)
Law Clerk
  
J.D., School of Law at University of California, Davis
    
Master of Law, School of Law at Huaqiao University

B.A., School of Law at Henan University
  
Lei Bai has studied Law for six years in China and three years in California. She can speak fluently in both Chinese and English. She grew up in China and she is very happy to help Chinese clients with their problems. 

Lei has studied diverse subjects in law in China, including Marriage and Family Law, Contracts, Torts, Property, and Criminal Law. Lei interned as a law clerk in People’s Republic Court in China in 2010, where she gained experience working with divorce, marriage relationship  She worked as a legal assistant in a legal law firm in 2012, where she was responsible for drafting legal documents and responding to client’s consultation.

Lei furthered her studies at UC Davis in 2014. She has solid legal knowledge in Family Law, Marital Property, Immigration Law, Contracts, Surrogacy, Adoption, Custody & Guardianship, Pre-marital Agreement and Divorce.

She is currently enrolled in Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center in California, and she works as a volunteer in this nonprofit organization and she is willing to try her best to help low income clients with their legal problems in Divorce, Guardianship, Custody and Adoption.
  
Nataly Alvarado
​​Nataly Alvarado studied Sociology and Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
 
Nataly continued her studies and received her LL.M in International Law from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. During her time in Shanghai, she not only studied International Law, but also studied Chinese Labor Law and Chinese Contract Law. Living in Shanghai and studying Chinese Law helped her become familiar with Chinese culture and the Chinese language.
 
Nataly is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Chinese. She often provides translation for our office and maintains communication with our Spanish-speaking and Mandarin-speaking clients. 

  
Legal Assistant
LL.M, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara