Candice S. Liao

Partner, Orange County Office


Candice Liao is a Partner in the Firm’s Orange County office.  Ms. Liao's practice has included all aspects of complex civil litigation, labor and employment, premises liability defense, product liability, real property litigation, construction defect and general business litigation.

She is conversant in Cantonese and French.


While in law school, Ms. Liao served on the Moot Court Board as Problem Writing Chair. She was also a staff editor for the U.C. Davis Business Law Journal.  Ms. Liao was a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Alicemarie H. Stotler, United States District Court, Central District of California.

While an undergraduate, Ms. Liao was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and majored in Political Science with a minor in Humanities and Law.  She was awarded the School of Social Sciences Order of Merit and the Law Forum Outstanding Legal Scholar Award.


  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court for Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member