A native of Saigon, Vietnam, Attorney Truong came to the United States as a political refugee. Attorney Truong attended Boston University as a Cardinal Medeiros Scholar graduating in 1998 magna cum laude with a dual degree in Political Science and Economics. In 2001 he earned his Juris Doctor from Northeastern University Law School.

Attorney Truong’s interest in the law began while he attended Cathedral High School in Boston’s South End. He was selected as one of only twenty students to participate in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Youth Corps Scholar Program working in the Supreme Judicial Court Clerk’s office. Throughout college and law school Attorney Truong worked as a legal assistant in the General Counsel’s Office of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department. As a legal assistant he assisted with case research, policy review, drafted pleadings and assisted with trial preparations. He participated in numerous cases including those involving workers’ compensation claims, employee benefits, negligence and contract claims, as well as cases involving claims of discrimination and civil rights violations.

Upon completion of law school, Attorney Truong joined the Sheriff’s Department Office of Legal Services as a Staff Attorney where he provided general legal services to the inmate population at the Suffolk County House Of Correction. As a Legal Services attorney he represented inmates at bail appeals, parole hearings, disciplinary hearings, as well as in matters before the District and Probate and Family Courts.

In 2003 Attorney Truong was the only Vietnamese-born attorney to be appointed as an Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County at the time of his appointment. He was assigned to the Dorchester District Court where he appeared in court daily handling over 200 cases each year. He handled a full spectrum of criminal cases from initial arraignment through final adjudication. He court room experience involved both juvenile and adult matters, and felony and misdemeanor cases.

In 2004 Attorney Truong established the Law Offices of Vy H. Truong, P.C. in Dorchester, MA. It is a full service law firm providing a variety of legal services including immigration, bankruptcy, criminal defense, real estate conveyancing, business transactions, and civil litigation such as personal injury and contract disputes.

Attorney Truong is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and federal courts. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is active in his community.