Yangmei Li earned her Juris Doctorate degree and her Master of Laws degree, with a specialization in Intellectual Property Law, from DePaul University College of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois. She is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. Ms. Li is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
During the law school, Ms. Li was an extern for Judge Thomas J. Kelly in Domestic Relations Division of Circuit Court of Cook County. She used to help clients in Chicago Domestic Violence Legal Clinic. She also participated in Technology/Intellectual Property Clinic (TIP Clinic) and Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic of DePaul.