Since July 2001, PaoFu Yang has worked as a legal secretary to attorney Robert Schmitz at Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben. Her background includes 14 years at a personal injury firm and 2 years at a criminal defense firm. Outside of work, PaoFu enjoys reading, fishing, camping, gardening and spending time with her family. She also volunteers with Twin Cities Rise, her church, Hmong American Alliance Church teaching Sunday school, and tutoring in an after school program with South East Asian Community (SEAC) for new Hmong middle school students. As a bilingual interpreter, PaoFu works on a part time basis for Minneapolis Public schools and is court certified with Ramsey County.