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About me

I immigrated to the US along with my parents and sister from South Korea.  I have been both an entrepreneur and an attorney and use my extensive experience in running a global business with clients in Asia, Europe and the United States as CEO to counsel my clients on business immigration matters.  Understanding the goals, challenges and pitfalls of doing business in the US and globally, helps me connect to my clients as I advise them on both corporate and personal immigration matters.


I am also a big civic booster and serve on numerous boards and commissions as an appointee or volunteer.  I believe firmly in giving back to the community and being personally involved in making our community a better and more welcoming place for all.


Languages spoken: Korean

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 80%
    1 year
  2. Business: 20%
    1 year



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Anthony Fred Ciccone

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred several immigration matters to Richard and he always gets the job done on-time and within budget. I would recommend that you call Richard.


    Anthony Ciccone Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Margaret Chen Kercher

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Richard on multiple matters and I have seen firsthand Richard's skillful and tenacious advocacy which is backed by his immigration & business law expertise. In addition to being a formidable advocate, Richard is also a dedicated and personable legal counselor to his clients.


    Margaret Kercher Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Jung Ko, PLLC

8310 N Capital Of Texas Hwy Ste 305
Prominent Pointe I,
Austin, TX, 78731-1077


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201010/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community Leadership Circle AwardThe University of Texas at Austin2015
The Outstanding Local Hero AwardNational League of Cities2014
Distinguished Service AwardCity of Austin2012
Distinguished Service AwardKorean War Veterans Association2010
Certficate of AppreciationUS Department of Justice, INS2000
Certificate of ParticipationUS Department of Justice, EOIR1996
Certificiate of AppreciationDistrict of Columbia1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerJung Ko, PLLC2013 - Present
PartnerJung & Associates, PLLC2010 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pro Bono College of the State Bar of TexasMember2011 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Austin Chapter)Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Austin Asian American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
EB-5 InvestorGreen card obtained successfully.
L-1 visas100% success rate
Immigration and Opening New Office in USSuccess
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, School of LawN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1996
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawN/ADoctor of Law (JD)1996
Vanderbilt UniversityN/ABachelor of Arts (BA)1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Color of JusticeLaw As A Career: Preparing the Way2015 Education Forum on Immigration Law & Policy in AmericaImmigration Reform: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly2014
State Bar of TexasImmigration2014
SAALT Circle on Secure CommunitiesSecure Communities and Constitutional Issues2014
NETIP Immigration ForumImmigration Issues for Professionals2014
Southwest Regional ConferenceImpact of Comprehensive Immigration Reform2013
Business Education SessionEB-5 Immigrant Investor Program2013
Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce Educational SeminarEB-5 Program2013