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Justin Sung-Sup Kim

Justin Sung-Sup Kim

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Defective / Dangerous Products, Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion, Business, Trademark Infringement… more 

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About Me

Justin S. Kim joined the firm, Welebir Tierney & Weck in August of 2012. He is a 2004 graduate of Yale Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, Mr. Kim attended Pacific Union College where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration, a B.S. in History and Government, and a B.A. in Chemistry.  He graduated summa cum laude.


Mr. Kim served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Virginia A. Phillips, U.S. District Judge, Central District of California, in Riverside, California, from 2004 to 2005.  He represented the United States as a Trial Attorney with the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, in Washington, D.C. from 2005 to 2009.  He received Outstanding Attorney Awards in 2007 and 2009.  He is a member of the California Bar and has practiced before 12 Federal Districts, including the District Courts for the Central District, Southern District and Eastern District of California.


Mr. Kim also worked on congressional investigations as Counsel to the U.S. Senate Impeachment Trial Committee and Counsel to the Democratic staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Mr. Kim was a candidate for the U.S. Congress from the 31st Congressional District in the June 2012 primary.

His areas of practice are Product Defect Litigation, Tax Litigation, Complex Business Litigation, Business Torts, Trademark and Copyright Litigation, Contract Litigation and Federal Agency Investigation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Personal Injury: 34%
    2 years
  2. Defective / Dangerous Products: 33%
    2 years
  3. Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion: 11%
    2 years
  4. Federal Regulation: 4%
    2 years
  5. Other: 18%
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Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Douglas Ferd Welebir

    I endorse this lawyer. One of the best around. Justin's dedication to his profession and to his clients is unmatched. Justin joins our firm with an an already renowned career in Washington D.C. and an impressive academic curriculum. He graduated in 2001 from Pacific Union College with concurrent degrees: a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in both Business Administration and History & Government and a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Chemistry, receiving Honors for the highest grade point average in both the Chemistry and History departments. His subsequent time at Yale Law School saw him as a participant of the Moot Court, editor of the Yale Journal of International Law, and senior editor of the Yale Law Journal before his graduation in 2004.


    Douglas Welebir Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Cory Russell Weck

    I endorse this lawyer. Justin is an excellent lawyer, who will take on the most difficult cases and give it his all - which is very good, indeed - for his client.


    Cory Weck Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Welebir Tierney & Weck, APLC

2068 Orange Tree Lane
Suite 215
Redlands, CA, 92354



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Highest GPAChemistry and History Departments at Pacific Union CollegeN/A
Full Tuition ScholarshipPacific Union CollegeN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWelebir Tierney & Weck, APLC2012 - Present
Worked on Congressional Investigations as CounselU.S. Senate Impeachment Trial Committee and Counsel to the Democratic staff of the U.S2009 - 2012
Representative Trial Attorney with the Tax DivisionU.S. Department Of Justice2005 - 2009
Law Clerk to Honorable Virginia A. PhillipsCentral District of California2004 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Yale Journal of International LawEditorN/A
The Yale Law JournalSenior EditorN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney MemberN/A
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationAttorneyN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Pacific Union CollBusiness Administration, History and Government, ChemistryUndergraduate2001