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You can't appreciate a good attorney ( like John Kim) until you have had a bad one. My Business attorney recommended John Kim. I've never regretted having him unwind and structure closure to one of the most difficult chapters of my life. His integrity is second to none and his honest view of the ever changing situation of child custody has saved me thousands of dollars. Of all the trash talk that is a bi-product of a Divorce an unkind word was never spoken about John Kim. The one thing that was agreed to early in the process was that John Kim is an Honest attorney.
Over the course of my year long divorce process, I met with 3 different lawyers before finding Mr. Kim, whom I immediately retained to represent me. After my searching process, I learned no two lawyers are alike and the finding representation alone can be extremely intimidating not to mention defeating. It can leave you feeling backed into a wall, frustrated, and without options. Especially when you are in the midst of a tumultuous time and always when children are involved. I felt very much at ease from the moment I spoke with Mr. Kim.
He was personable, unintimidating to clients, flexible to my needs, engaged, communicative, indefatigable to my questions, constantly available, speedy in response, confident, Professional, detail oriented, caring, reassuring, and paid attention to my needs. He always related to me in ways that were understandable to me while still making me feel confident my case would be handled professionally and accurately. He also provided the legal advice i needed to keep my daughter and I feeling safe and secure the whole way through the process. With special focus on how my daughter was adapting to the continual changes.
When my case changed courses, he adapted to those changes with me, deftly and easily. He communicated the new course of action and made me feel confident and empowered in my choices. As tiring, frustrating, and endless as divorce can be, I never felt I didn't have choices or someone who would fight for those choices. Not to mention the competent advice I needed to make those decisions.
All of this does not even include his staff who are equally as wonderful. The staff he employs are professional and personable. He and his staff work seamlessly together so there is never a hiccup in communication. The staff were knowledgeable, well educated in processes, effective, communicative, personable, efficient, and fully engaged with my needs. Often, assisting in quelling my fears when new situations arose. Their job satisfaction seems high which also speaks volumes about the culture and working relationships within the practice that Mr. Kim cultivates.
When all was said and done, my case was resolved in a way that I was comfortable and greatly satisfied with thanks to Mr. Kim and his staff. I'm extremely happy and relieved with the work that they have done. The confidence and reassurance they gave me through the entire process is irreplaceable. I would recommend Mr. Kim to my closest friends and family. I'll be forever grateful to him and his wonderful legal team for what they have done for me and my daughter.
This guy is a real piece of work. He supposedly has children's best interest at heart , but however we found out that is not to be the case. He does not listen to the what the needs of the children are, nor looks at the facts of his cases, and when he is suppose to show up for month mandatory visits, shows up at the last day possible for it. Does not spend time he is supposed to with clients that is required, and from what i have heard from several other attorneys in the area, it's due to his case load......seems to us it's a huge excuse.To start off with he is a municipal judge as well, which does not sit well with a number of attorneys we have spoke to in the area, and he is friends with a lot of the judges in the area as well, so it points to a lot of them as well as a conflict of interest. Personally I would never hire him ever again for me or my family.
Competent, courageous, and confident are words I would use to describe Mr. Kim. He represented me and my children in a somewhat messy divorce case. In the midst of what was an extremely difficult, emotionally charged process, Mr. Kim was a consistent island of support, encouragement, and guidance. His sage advice and trustworthy representation kept me from falling prey to what I came to understand are common pitfalls of an egregious divorce such as mine.
His genuine concern for my children's well-being and safety coupled with his tireless efforts, translated into court orders that allowed my children to heal and grow forward in a healthy, hopeful manner. His no-nonsense approach and expert representation led to an excellent ultimate outcome.
Amazingly and importantly, he managed to do this without unnecessarily alienating or antagonizing the other parties involved. This allowed for healing and movement towards a much healthier relationship between my children and ex-spouse. This was an important goal of mine from the beginning of the divorce process. John heard and understood this concern and worked diligently and expertly towards successfully respecting it while remaining a powerful advocate for my interests.
Mr. Kim is a wonderful lawyer and a delightful person; he serves his clients with dignity, sincerity, and expertise.