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John Young Kim

John Young Kim

Practice areas:

Corporate & Incorporation, Business, Real Estate, Securities & Investment Fraud, Mergers & Acquisitions

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Korean

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 30%
    14 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    14 years
  3. Business: 25%
    14 years
  4. Securities & Investment Fraud: 15%
    14 years
  5. Mergers & Acquisitions: 5%
    14 years

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Max M Alavi

    Top-notch lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Max Alavi Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joon Mo Khang

    I endorse this lawyer. John is a very thorough business lawyer with significant training and experience. I have worked with John in the past on large chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and found him to be an excellent lawyer.


    Joon Khang Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Ardent Law Group, PC

2600 Michelson Drive
Suite 1700
Irvine, CA, 92612

Ardent Law Group, PC

3435 Wilshire Bvd
Suite 3700
Los Angeles, CA, 90010




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Publication2012
Orange County's Top LawyersOC Metro Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Publication2011
Orange County's Top LawyersOC Metro Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Publication2010
Orange County's Top LawyersOC Metro Magazine2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Publication2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyArdent Law Group, PC2006 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Korean American Bar AssociationOfficer/Board Member/Member2006 - Present
California Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical Economy of Industrial SocietiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
OC KABA Community Law DayCalifornia Foreclosures2009
GKC Seminar on Real PropertyCalifornia Foreclosures and Related Topics2009