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.
Licensed since 2004
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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.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Highest GPA||Chemistry and History Departments at Pacific Union College||N/A|
|Full Tuition Scholarship||Pacific Union College||N/A|
|Attorney||Welebir Tierney & Weck, APLC||2012 - Present|
|Worked on Congressional Investigations as Counsel||U.S. Senate Impeachment Trial Committee and Counsel to the Democratic staff of the U.S||2009 - 2012|
|Representative Trial Attorney with the Tax Division||U.S. Department Of Justice||2005 - 2009|
|Law Clerk to Honorable Virginia A. Phillips||Central District of California||2004 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|The Yale Journal of International Law||Editor||N/A|
|The Yale Law Journal||Senior Editor||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Attorney Member||N/A|
|San Bernardino County Bar Association||Attorney||N/A|
|Yale Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Pacific Union Coll||Business Administration, History and Government, Chemistry||Undergraduate||2001|