Mai Chao is an associate with the labor and employment, family law, and litigation groups. Her practice includes employment-based immigration along with intersecting legal issues regarding family and immigration law. 

Prior to joining Boardman Clark, Mai Chao was a civil litigator with a Madison law firm focusing on family law and consumer protection matters at state, federal, and appellate levels. She previously was a judicial intern for the Honorable Daniel Kelly in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. 

Mai Chao is fluent in Hmong.

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Admitted to Practice

  • Wisconsin State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Immigration Court

Honors & Recognition

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Scholarship, 2017

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Professional Memberships

  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Legal Association for Women


  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2017
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013