Anna Liu

Anna Liu

San Francisco, California

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord Tenant Law
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 2011
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
    • B.A. - 2007

Published Works

  • Prop. F Passes, Giving Every SF Evicted Tenant Free Legal Counsel, Small Property Owners of San Francisco Institute, Vol. 20, No. 8, September, 2018
  • Avoid Common Eviction Pitfalls, San Francisco Daily Journal, Vol. 122, No. 216, November, 2016
  • Recognition of Hostile Housing Environment Claims Under the Federal Fair Housing Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (co-author), California State Bar Real Property Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2015
  • Five New Laws Residential Real Estate Agents Need to Know for 2014: Recap of Real Property Law Section 2014 Landlord-Tenant Law Update and Networking Event, California State Bar Real Property Law Section E-Bulletin, February, 2014
  • Residential Landlord-Tenant Sub-Section Hosts Unique Networking Event, California State Bar Real Property Law Section E-Bulletin, October, 2013


  • Short-Term Rentals: Surveying the Legal Landscape of AirBNB, VRBO, and Other On-Line Rental Hosting Platforms, California Lawyers Association 38th Annual Real Property Law Section Retreat, Newport Beach, CA, May 3, 2019
  • Insights from the Neutrals: How to Succeed in Mediation, Bar Association of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, March 21, 2019
  • Hot Topics in California Landlord-Tenant Law,, San Francisco, CA, December 5, 2017
  • Drafting and Challenging Eviction Notices, California State Bar Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 30, 2016
  • Workshop for San Francisco Landlords and Tenants, Supervisor Katy Tang, San Francisco, CA, September 26, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2017 - 2018
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Justice and Diversity Center Outstanding Volunteer Award, 2013
  • Pro Bono Honor Society, 2011
  • Philip Burton Endowed Law Scholarship, 2010
  • Handlery Endowed Scholarship, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Bar Association of San Francisco
  • American Bar Association
  • Asian American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • San Francisco Superior Court, Bridge Fellowship Legal Research Attorney, 2012
  • Hon. William Dorsey, Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges, Judicial Extern, 2010
  • Hon. James Larson, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Judicial Extern, 2009
  • Equal Rights Advocates, Law Clerk, 2009