Meet our Professionals
Clara Yang, Attorney at Law
Since 2003, Clara Yang has focused her law practice exclusively on estate planning, special needs planning, conservatorships, probates and trust administration. She is well respected by her clients and her colleagues. Clara appreciates the opportunity to raise her two young sons in the wonderful Mother Lode community of Placerville.
Clara combines her energy, integrity, and professional pride with a continuous effort to provide the most personal, compassionate and effective services to her clients. She is dedicated to helping her clients achieve optimal results through individually customized estate plans.
Clara earned her law degree (J.D.) from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from California State University, Sacramento (Magna Cum Laude) and a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from California State University, Sacramento. Prior to attending law school, Clara was a senior business analyst for Hewlett Packard, in Roseville, California.
Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese, Clara is one of the few estate planning attorneys offering multi-lingual consulting in the greater Sacramento region. Clara regularly conducts legal seminars at the Cameron Park Community Center and at her office to keep the community informed of estate planning options.
Lisa Schweizer, Legal Assistant
Lisa Schweizer is an experienced paralegal in several branches of the law. She started her career in Family Law but quickly transitioned to assisting with Probate, Estate Planning, and Real Property matters. She is excited to bring her communication skills and prior professional experience to the Law Office of Clara Yang.
Lisa received her B.A. from CSU, Fresno and her A.A., Paralegal Studies, from MTI College. She is also a licensed California Realtor. When Lisa is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, camping, snow skiing, cooking, and watching her two boys play baseball. She has long been an active member within the local baseball community (Little League and various travel ball teams) and serves on the committee to raise funds for Ponderosa High School Baseball.
Yan Yang, Office Manager
Yan Yang is our office manager and bookkeeper. She previously worked for more than ten years as a personal banker and accountant with China Construction Bank. Yan enjoys interacting with our clients at work, and on her days off she likes to take long walks with her two dogs.
Yan received her B.S. in management from Renmin University of China, and she is currently furthering her education at Folsom Lake College.