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About Me

Eugene Kim is a shareholder at Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden.  He is a business litigation attorney with a record of success in resolving high-profile cases.  Because Mr. Kim is known for his courtroom mastery, he works in a wide range of practice areas, including real estate, intellectual property, environmental, tax, business, and public law.  Mr. Kim represents startups, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies in protecting and enforcing their legal rights.  


Eugene Kim is one of the best trial attorneys in the region.  He is rated “A/V Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest rating for legal ability and adherence to ethical standards.  He was also honored with the “Best Lawyers Under 40” award by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association in 2013.  Mr. Kim was also given the Leadership Award by the Orange County Korean American Bar Association for his outstanding service and commitment to the Korean American community.  In law school, he was staff member of the Law Review and Chair of Moot Court Honors Program.


Eugene Kim is also a community leader.  He is the President of the Pick Group of Young Professionals and serves as Alternate Regional Governor for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.  Mr. Kim was also the founder of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers of the Inland Empire and served as the President of the Orange County Korean American Bar Association from 2011 – 2012.  He is currently a board member of the San Bernardino County Bar Association and an active member of the Tech Coast Angels.


Languages Spoken: Korean

Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    13 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    13 years
  3. Copyright Infringement: 30%
    13 years



Hourly ($365/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Joseph Thomas Ortiz

    Eugene is a thorough and capable lawyer. He always has his eye on his client's bottom line.


    Joseph Ortiz Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


3750 University Avenue Suite 250
Riverside, CA, 92501



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer Under 40National Asian Pacific American Bar Association2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Leadership AwardOrange County Korean American Bar Association2012
Bluebook AwardLaw Review2001
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGresham Savage Nolan & Tilden2004 - Present
AttorneyElliot Snyder & Reid2003 - 2004
N/AJudge Barry Russell2000 - 2000
Law ClerkCalifornia Attorney General's Office2000 - 2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Asian Pacific American Lawyers of the Inland EmpirePresident2014 - 2015
Pick Group of Young ProfessionalsPresident2013 - 2014
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Orange County Korean American Bar AssociationPresident2011 - 2012
Asian Professional Exchange (APEX)Director of Corporate Relations2010 - 2011
The Unforgettables Charitable FoundationBoard Member2008 - 2010
Inland Valley Association of RealtorsMember2007 - 2012
National Association of RealtorsMember2007 - 2012
California Association of RealtorsMember2007 - 2012
Leo Deegan Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Riverside County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Thomas v. Chiretescu, et. al.Plaintiff Verdict.
Montecito Equities v. TannerPlaintiff Verdict
CDFT LP v. DKN Holdings, LLCMulti Million Dollar Verdict in Favor of Client
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Publication NameTitleDate
Orange County Korean American Bar Association NewsletterWinners and Losers of the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement2011
Southwestern University Law ReviewCase Note on People v. Garcia2001
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Southern CaliforniaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Tech Coast AngelsLegal Issues for Startups2013
Inland Empire Center for EntrepreneurshipThe Art of Licensing2013
Korean American FederationSafety of Safe Deposit Boxes2012
Community Law SchoolUnderstanding Unlawful Detainers - Policies and Procedures2010