Header Photo For Our Criminal Immigration Lawyer Showing Children With An American Flag - Tran Law Associates


Djung Tran, Esq.

Photo Of Djung Tran, Criminal Immigration Lawyer - Tran Law Associates

Djung Tran is an immigration attorney with strong ties to several immigrant communities.  She is an immigrant herself twice over, having first journeyed from Vietnam to Australia as a child, and then from Australia to the United States as a teenager.  She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania (“APABA-PA”) and serves as chair of its Community Outreach Committee.  In this capacity, Ms. Tran has worked with many community groups with strong immigrant constituencies, such as Asian Americans United; the School District of Philadelphia; Boat People SOS; the Korean Grocers Association; the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia; the Hung Vuong Association; the Asian Arts Initiative; the Pennsylvania Migrant Education Program; the Korean Women’s Center of Montgomery County; St. Alice’s Parish in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania; and Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation. 

Awards and Recognition

Ms. Tran has received recognition in the legal community for her work with immigrant groups.  In 2010, she received the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division’s F. Sean Peretta Award. This award is presented annually to an individual who has devoted substantial time to an innovative or non-traditional program that serves the community.  In 2009, she was recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as a Diversity Attorney for her pro bono work in educating local community groups about their legal rights, including in immigration and family law issues.  Also in 2009, Ms. Tran’s article on pro bono legal seminars, “Enlarging the Traditional Definition of Pro Bono Service,” was published by the The Legal Intelligencer in its annual Pro Bono Report.

Ms. Tran is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”), a network of immigration attorneys and a source of access to government liaisons who provide assistance on particularly difficult immigration cases. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Bucks County Bar Association, and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania.  In addition to her bar activities, Ms. Tran serves as a member of the School District of Philadelphia's Task Force on Racial and Cultural Harmony, and sits on the editorial board of YL (Young Lawyer), a monthly supplement to The Legal Intelligencer. Ms. Tran is also the editor of the Bucks County Law Reporter, the official legal periodical of Bucks County, PA.

Ms. Tran’s published articles include:

      “Health Law Teaching and Research in Chinese Law Schools,” 18 Temp. Int'l & Comp. L.J. 77.
(Published Spring 2004.)

      “A Law Practitioner’s Guide to Representing Domestic Violence Victims,”
Feb/Mar 2008 issue of TYL, a publication of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association.

      “Enlarging the Traditional Definition of Pro Bono Service: Serving a Wider Audience,”
January 2009 Pro Bono supplement to The Legal Intelligencer.

For an in-depth initial consultation and evaluation of your immigration or other legal matter, please fill out the form below: