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Patrick Joon Kang

Patrick Joon Kang

Practice areas:

Discrimination, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Wrongful Termination, Car Accidents

About Me

Patrick J. Kang is a trial attorney whose practice focuses on
representing individuals and small businesses in civil matters. Most of
his cases involve representing plaintiffs (those initiating the
lawsuit) who are seeking justice and compensation for the wrongful
conduct of others.


 


 


Mr. Kang has represented numerous clients concerning collection of
wages owed by employers, violations of discrimination laws by
employers, breach of contract by individuals and businesses, bodily
injury caused by others, police misconduct, landlord-tenant issues, and
consumer deception practices by businesses. Mr. Kang was admitted to
practice in Washington in 2000. He earned his law degree from
Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, and attended Whitworth College
in Spokane, Washington, where he obtained his undergraduate degree. He
earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, graduating cum laude.


 


 


Mr. Kang is a member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers
Association and the King County Bar Association. He is admitted to
practice in the United States District Courts of Western and Eastern
Districts of Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Before
attending law school, Mr. Kang was an avid soccer player, playing both
at the collegiate and semi-professional level.

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Languages Spoken: English, Korean

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Car Accidents: 20%
    14 years
  2. Wrongful Termination: 20%
    14 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    14 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 20%
    14 years
  5. Discrimination: 20%
    14 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-45%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Vaughan R De Kirby

    I have been practicing law for over 33 years, and I recognize Patrick as an excellent attorney. You can’t go wrong with the specialized care that he brings to each client’s case. His focus is legal issues related to labor. Working is a part of life which is a integral to a person’s wellbeing— if you have been wronged in the workplace, it is not a problem you want to ignore. Patrick’s passion for defending clients is on your side and he will work towards your case’s success.

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    Vaughan De Kirby Immigration Attorney
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  • Stephen Lyle Hamilton

    Patrick's reputation and work ethic are well known in the legal community. If I ever have a client in need of help in Patrick's area of practice, I will never hesitate to send them to Patrick.

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    Stephen Hamilton DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Premier Law Group, Bellevue

1408 140th Pl NE, Ste A
Bellevue, WA, 98007

Premier Law Group, Seattle

1200 Westlake Ave N, Ste 1006A
Bellevue, WA, 98109

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200007/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2012
Washington's Rising Star 2009Washington Super Lawyers2009
Pro Bono Services AwardWashington State Bar Association2009
Certificate of AppreciationFederal Bar Association2008
Pro Bono Services AwardWashington State Bar Association2008
Pro Bono Services AwardWashington State Bar Association2007
Certificate of AppreciationFederal Bar Association2007
Pro Bono Services AwardWashington State Bar Association2006
Pro Bono Services AwardWashington State Bar Association2005
Pro Bono Services AwardWashington State Bar Association2004
Pro Bono Services AwardWashington State Bar Association2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberPremier Law Group PLLC2004 - Present
AssociateAiken & Fine PS2002 - 2004
AssociateLarson Hart & Shepherd PLLC2000 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
United States District Court Western District Of WashingtonMember2000 - Present
U.S. District Court Eastern District of WashingtonN/A2000 - Present
Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Jane Doe v. XYZ Corp.Settlement

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Word AssociationI Didn't Get Paid: An Employee's Guide To Washington Wage Claims2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Whitworth CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Seattle University Undergraduate ConferenceAdvice for Seattle University Law School Undergraduates2007