Judith Y. TangAttorney

Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP 1111 Broadway, 24th FloorOakland, CA 94607

Judith is a partner and a co-chair of the Trusts and Estates department where she provides comprehensive personalized estate planning and trust/estate administration services.

She is one of very few Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization who speaks fluent Cantonese. She also speaks conversational Mandarin.

Judith helps clients prepare wills, trusts, life insurance trusts, durable powers of attorney, Advance Healthcare Directives and related documents to protect loved ones and minimize tax consequences.  Her practice also includes representation of trustees, executors, administrators and beneficiaries in estate and trust administration. She implements the estate plan after a person passes away, resolves creditor and tax issues and administers the estate in accordance with the decedent’s wishes.

Judith is an author and lecturer for the State Bar of California and the Continuing Education of the Bar. She is also active in the Bay Area’s Chinese community and has been featured on Chinese radio and on TVB’s “Financial Magazine” television program. She was a board member of the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce for nine years.




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East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers

  • Member, 2010 to present

East Bay Estate Planning Council

  • Member, 1999 to present

Asian American Bar Association

  • Member, 1995 to present

Alameda County Bar Association

  • Member, 1995 to present

Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce

  • Board of Directors, 2007 to 2015
  • Member, 1996 to present




Featured Presentations:

  • "Wills and Trusts," Chinese Congregational Church, San Francisco, July 18, 2015
  • “Wills and Trusts,” Berkeley Chinese Community Church, May 16, 2015
  • "Real Estate Basics for Estate Planners," Continuing Education of the Bar, November 9, 2012
  • "Gifting and Estate Planning Opportunities in 2012," Charles Schwab, Berkeley, January 11, 2012
  • "Estate Planning Strategies for Passing on Real Estate," speaker, Asian Real Estate Association of the East Bay, September 22, 2011
  • "Opportunities in Gifting and Real Estate," Chinese American Real Estate Association, March 31, 2011


Recognitions & Related News



  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2005 - present

  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2010 - 2017

  • American Jurisprudence Award

  • Judicial Extern to Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1995


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  • Fluent Cantonese Chinese

  • Conversational Mandarin Chinese

  • Limited Toishanese