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About Me

       Michael Kim's practice focuses on litigation related to business, employment law and personal injury.

       Mr. Kim received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Irvine and Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego. During law school, Mr. Kim served as an advocate for the indigent and homeless youth in conjunction with the University of San Diego Children’s Advocacy Institute. As recognition for his service to the disadvantaged, he received the State Bar of California’s Wiley W. Manual Award for Pro Bono Legal Services. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Kim spent many years in the technology industry, including working for Qualcomm Inc.’s Strategic Intellectual Property Division.

       Mr. Kim is admitted to practice before California state courts, the Central United States District Court, and the Southern United States District Court. He is also a licensed real estate broker by the California Department of Real Estate. Mr. Kim can be reached at 714-770-8234 or at


Languages Spoken: Korean, English

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Practice Areas


  1. Business: 34%
  2. Personal Injury: 33%
  3. Employment & Labor: 33%



Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (10%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Ekaterina L Powell

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Ekaterina Powell Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Michael Kim impressed me with his preparation and professionalism. If you are represented by Mr. Kim, I am confident that he will do an excellent job.


    Lance Kirk Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Avant Law Corporation

2100 N. Broadway
Suite 201
Santa Ana, CA, 92706

Avant Law Corporation

2223 Avenida de la Playa
Suite 100
La Jolla, CA, 92037




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyAvant Law Corporation2009 - Present
Legal InternQualcomm Inc.2009 - 2009
Legal InternUniversity of San Diego School of Law Child Advocacy Institute2008 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Korean American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
SPRINT TRADING CO., SARL v. SERGIO ANTONUCCI ET AL.Judgment in favor of SPRINT for $661,355.00.
Wage & Hour ViolationsSettlement in favor of clients
Chapter 7 BankruptcyReceived a discharge and walked away with a fresh start
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Publication NameTitleDate
San Diego North County Bar AssociationSDNCBA Attorney Profile: Michael Kim2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJuris Doctor2009
University of California - IrvineClassicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Yonsei UniversityN/AEducation Abroad Program2005
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Debt Counseling Seminars: Pre-BankruptcyPre-Bankruptcy Counseling2010
Internship PanelAttorneys and Interns: Opportunities2009