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Jimmy is rated by Super Lawyers and memberships with the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel TOP ONE Percent.  He is the founder of the Chong Law Firm and he is licensed to practice law in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and in the District Courts of Washington DC, Delaware and Pennsylvania. He focuses his practice on personal injury and victims rights


Jimmy received his Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law. He is also a graduate of Bucknell University receiving a BS in Business and a BA in Economics. He has completed certificate courses with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy andearned his Estate Planning Certificate program through the Graduate Tax Program at Temple University Beasley School of Law.


Jimmy was born and raised in Wilmington, DE to Korean parents and presently lives in Philadelphia, PA. He is very involved with the Korean community in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware and served on the Korean American Census Committee, acted as general counsel for the Korean Crime Prevention Association and is presently general counsel for the Korean American Grocers Association (KAGRO) of Philadelphia. 


Jimmy started his legal career working for a large personal injury law firm specializing in major toxic tort litigation law. During his law school years, he interned at the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and the Delaware Volunteer Legal Services.


Languages spoken: Korean, English

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Car Accidents: 50%



Contingent (25-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (90 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Robin Colley Pitt

    I endorse this lawyer. Jimmy is a great guy and an outstanding attorney.


    Robin Pitt Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Steven L. Chung

    Mr. Chong is an excellent lawyer who provides his clients with highly personalized service. He also aggressively represents his clients to protect their interests. I give Mr. Chong the highest endorsement.


    Steven Chung Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Chong Law Firm PA

1011 Centre Rd., Ste 117
Wilmington, DE, 19805

Chong Law Firm PC

Philadelphia, PA, 19102

Montgomery County PA
Plymouth meeting, PA



DCInactive 200705/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Rising StarSuperlawyers2015
Top AttorneyGlobal Directory of Who's Who2015
Rising StarRated by Super Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentThe Chong Law Firm, PA2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices Of Peter G. Angelos2006 - 2008
Legal InternPhiladelphia District Attorney's Office2005 - 2005
Law ClerkDelaware Volunteer Legal Services2005 - 2005
Legal InternCamden County Prosecutor's Office2004 - 2004
Law Clerk/ParalegalLaw Offices Of Peter G. Angelos2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Korean American Association of Greater PhilaChariman & Board Member2012 - Present
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeN/A2010 - Present
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of PennsylvaniaN/A2009 - Present
Delaware State Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/A2006 - 2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawEstate Planning CertificateN/A2012
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Bucknell UniversityBusiness & EconomicsOther - Bachelors2000