Hanlen J. Chang, Esq. | 張漢人

Hanlen Chang - Estate Planning Attorney - Business Counsel - Real Estate Law - San Francisco


Hanlen J. Chang is the Principal of the Law Offices of Hanlen J. Chang providing services in Estate Planning, Business Law, Real Property Transactions, and International Law.

Hanlen was recognized as a Super Lawyers rising star in 2015 - 2018.

Prior to establishing his own practice Hanlen was a research attorney at the San Mateo County Superior Court Probate Department. He has also worked for Southern California and Bay Area law firms as a litigation attorney  representing business owners and professionals.  

Hanlen grew up in Bubendorf, Switzerland  and attended Swiss Public Schools.  He is fluent in German and also speaks basic Chinese and French.

Hanlen lives in San Francisco with his wife and two young boys.


  • Southwestern University School of Law: Juris Doctor, 2004.  Cali Award (highest grade) International Tax and International Trade. 
  • University of California Santa Barbara: Bachelor of Arts, Law and Society and Communications, 2001. Graduated "With Honors."

Bar Admission & Associations

  • California State Bar
  • All U.S. District Courts of California.
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit   
  • California Real Estate Broker
  • Bar Association of San Francisco - Executive Committee International Law & Practice Section
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers

Speaking Engagements


December 13, 2016

Continuing Legal Education 

Co-Speakers Daniel Won, CPA, MBA, SingerLewak LLP,

and Evie Jeang, Esq., Ideal Legal Group Inc.

 "Cross Broder Issues for Estate Planning and Family Law" 


February 20, 2019

Continuing Legal Education 

Co-Speakers, Krystle Chow, CPA, Spott, Lucey, Wall Inc.,

and Tyler Dixon, CPA, Spott, Lucey, Wall Inc.

"Pre-Immigration Tax Planning"