OSB Professional Liability Fund
Hong Dao is a Practice Management Attorney at the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF). She provides confidential practice management assistance and education to Oregon attorneys to help them manage their malpractice exposure. Ms. Dao came to the U.S. from Vietnam with her family as boat refugees after the Vietnam War and started a new chapter in their lives in Colorado. She received a B.A. from the University of Denver and her J.D. from Drake University Law School. Before joining the PLF in 2014, Ms. Dao worked as a staff attorney at the Oregon Law Center, representing, advising, and advocating for clients in employment, housing and consumer law matters, and presenting community education programs. Prior to that, she worked as a contractor with the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oregon. She has been an adjunct instructor of business law at Portland Community College since 2012.