Diana Marcela Pak Yi

Diana Marcela Pak Yi

Fairfax, Virginia
Diana Pak Yi graduated cum laude from the American University Washington College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Pak Yi worked in the International Human Rights Clinic, where she represented clients on a variety of human rights issues. She was also a member of the Administrative Law Review and the Moot Court Honor Society. She received honors for oral argument in the Competencia Internacional de Arbitraje held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Ms. Pak Yi has been admitted to practice law in New York, District of Columbia, and Virginia. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Korean.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2013
  • New York, 2013
  • District of Columbia, 2014


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. cum laude - 2012
    • Law Review: Administrative Law Review, 2010 - 2012
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland - 2008
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Psychology

Published Works

  • Should social savvy equal good spatial skills?, Journal of Experimental Psychology General, 14(2), 2012

Honors and Awards

  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition Eight Finalist, 2011
  • Honorable Mention, Competencia Internacional de Arbitraje Commercial, 2011

Past Employment Positions

  • Shin Law Group, Associate , 2012 - 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Services of Northern Virginia, 2014 - 2015


  • Spanish
  • Korean