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Stephen (“Steve”) Laudig, Pr. /steˈf(ə)n/ /læʊdˈɪg/; Mandarin [思芬  老弟 Sīfēn Lǎodì]

The best way to contact me in China is via email at

My wechat/weixin 微信 is: SteveLaudig

Quick Summary:

I retired from being an attorney after nearly thirty [30] years experience in complex litigation including: civil rights, business litigation, voting rights, products liability, and criminal defense up to and including death penalty cases.

I live in Changsha, Hunan, PRC, near Hanguang Lu and Xierhuan.

My business called English Language Services. It provides proofing, editing, and rewriting primarily for Chinese First Language students, faculty and scholars who are trying to get papers published in English. I am competent to edit papers in all the sciences except perhaps some areas of higher mathematics and physics.

I am a board member and legal advisor to WNIC, What’s New in Changsha, the largest association of foreigners living and working in Changsha.

I  provide: application preparation assistance for those wishing to study outside of China; interview preparation for school admission and Consular and Embassy interviews connected with visa applications. I provide research services in the liberal arts, economics, sciences, medicine, and law.  I also provide high school, college, and post graduate test preparation and tutoring.

Name: Stephen (“Steve”) Laudig

Wechat: stevelaudig;

Location:      长沙, 湖南, 中国, 410006




Current         Resident Foreign Expert since 2008;

English language instructor, Wuling Corporation [五凌电力]; Spring 2016

English language instructor, CRRC Corporation [中国中车]; Spring 2016

English language instructor, Wanbao Mining Limited Corporation [万宝矿产有限公司]; Spring 2015

English language instructor, 湖南大学, Húnán Dàxué, [2016-2017];

English language instructor, 中南大学, Zhōngnán Dàxué, [2013-2016];

Senior Editor for the Research Center for Internet Information Services, Hunan University [2015-date]

2013-2014    Medical English Instructor, 湘雅医学院, Xiāngyǎ Yīxuéyuàn Medical School a division of 中南大学, Zhōngnán Dàxué.

2010-2013    English Language Instructor, 国防科学技术大学, Guófáng Kēxué Jìshù Dàxué: Reason for leaving: at the time GFKD limited all non-Chinese ethnics to 3 years of service.

2010               English Language Instructor, 湖南人文科技学院, Húnán Rénwén Kējì Xuéyuàn. Reason for leaving: end of contract.

2008-2009    English Language Instructor, 湖南商学院, Húnán Shāng Xuéyuàn. Reason for leaving: end of contract.

Prior Employment History:

2006  Co-instructor, “Introduction to the Hawaiian Kingdom” at Kapiolani Community College,

2003-2007    Director of Legal Services and Staff Attorney, Kokua Legal Services,

1988-2003    Public Defender, Marion Superior Courts Criminal Drug Court,

1997-2003    Marion County [Indianapolis] Democratic Party Chair

1988-2003    Law firm of Laudig George Rutherford Sipes, Now George & Farinas,

1987-1988    Staff Attorney San Diego Community Defenders

1983  Criminal Law Lecturer at University of Indianapolis

1982-1983    Argumentation Instructor, Indiana University at Indianapolis

1983-1990    Litigation and Business Law Instructor, Indiana Vocational Technical College


1974-1977    University of San Diego Law School 1974-77, J.D. Law, Juris Doctor:

1970-1974    Indiana University 1970-1974, B.A. History, Indiana Scholar

1967-1970    Brebeuf Preparatory, 1970, Accelerated section, Honors graduate, National Honor Society

Bar Memberships, including inactive:

U.S. Supreme Court, admitted 11 January 1993; S. Ct. Bar #200511

Indiana, 1977, upon examination                      Illinois, 1978, upon examination

California, 1979, upon examination                 Hawai’i, 2003, upon examination

Northern District of Indiana                              Southern District of Indiana

U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

ORGANIZATIONS-present and former

Hawaiian Society of Law and Politics-Charter Member

Native Hawaiian Bar Association

Indiana Public Defender Council

Indiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Charter Member)

Marion County Criminal Defense Bar Association (Founder)

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

American Trial Lawyers Association

Hawaiian Society of Law and Politics (Founding and Charter Member)

Other Matters of Note:

Editor-in-chief law school newspaper, The Woolsack, at the University of San Diego. 1974-1977

Former editor of the online Journal of the Hawaiian Society of Law and Politics.

Noteworthy Litigation:

Anderson v. Indiana State Election Board –IP 94-1447-C.

Carson v. Hudnut — Voting Rights Act. 87-37-C.

Dickinson v. State Election Board — 933 F.2d 497;

Hall v. Indiana Department of Revenue –95-1589; 517 U.S. 1210;

Hawkins v. Wayne Township Board 183 F. Supp. 2d 1099.

Hines v. Marion County Election Board — 166 F.R.D. 402; 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20811.

In the matter of Northern Indiana Public Service Company (Bailly Generating Station Nuclear 1) — Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Docket No. 50-367.

Libertarian Party of Indiana v. Marion County Election Board — 778 F. Supp. 1458;

Mason v. Marion County Election Board  — IP 86-109.

Baird v. City of Indianapolis — 508 U.S. 907;

Winters v. Mowery — 836 F. Supp. 1419

Published Opinions [includes some of the above]:

Alexander v. Cottey, 801 N.E.2d 651, 806 N.E.2d 315, 2004

Baird, et al., v. City of Indianapolis, 976 F.2d 357 (7th Cir. 1992)

Bradley v. Work, 797 F. Supp. 694 (S.D. Ind. 1992)

Dickinson v. Indiana State Election Board, 933 F.2d 497 (7th Cir. 1991)

Hagan v. State, 682 N.E.2d 1292, Ind.App., May 31, 1996

Hawkins v. Wayne Twp Board, (S.D. Ind. 2002) 183 F. Supp. 2d 1099

In re Bradford Mason et. al., 916 F.2d 384, 388 (7th Cir. 1990).

J.A.W. v. Roberts, 627 N.E.2d 802, Ind.App. 5 Dist., Jan 13, 1994

Libertarian Party v. Marion County Election Board, 778 F. Supp. 1458 (S.D. Ind. 1991)

Marshall v. State, 602 N.E.2d 144, Ind.App. 5 Dist., Oct 27, 1992

Platt v. State, 664 N.E.2d 357, Ind.App., Apr 16, 1996

Winters v. Mowery, 836 F. Supp. 1419 (S.D. Ind. 1993)

Client List Available upon request includes City Councillors, State Representatives, State Senators and a US Congressperson.

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