Haksoo Stephen Lee is a Korean-American attorney practicing in the areas of creditors’ rights, civil litigation, and business litigation. Some of Stephen’s current clients include large institutional lenders, high net-worth individuals, and local residents.
Stephen graduated from Fordham University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. At Fordham University, he was inducted into the National Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society, was listed on the Dean’s List, and received the Loyola Scholarship for academic performance and leadership ability. During his time at Fordham, Stephen worked as a Deputy Clerk for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Before attending law school, Stephen studied at Princeton Theological Seminary and worked as an Associate Youth Pastor and a Hospital Chaplain, where he earned American CPE Chaplaincy Certification.
Stephen received his Juris Doctor in 2009 from the University of Notre Dame Law School. While at Notre Dame, Stephen participated in the Intensive Trial Advocacy program developed and taught by the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. In addition, Stephen served as a student-attorney licensed by the Indiana State Bar at the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic.
As a student-attorney, Stephen represented indigent clients in the areas of trusts/estates and religious/non-profit law. Stephen also served as a student Public Defender in the Juvenile Justice Center. Stephen interned for Judge Dees in the Northern District of Indiana Bankruptcy Court, Judge Weissbrodt in the Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court, and the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Debra L. Miller.
Stephen was a summer associate at Hwang Mok Park and at electronics maker LG Corporation in Seoul, South Korea. Before starting Lee Law Group, PLLC, Haksoo was a bankruptcy and litigation associate at a nation-wide law firm (Am Law 200) and worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Lewis M. Killian, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Florida. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his wife and three children.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2011||06/11/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society||Fordham University||N/A|
|Dean's List||Fordham University||N/A|
|Loyola Scholarship||Fordham Universiy||N/A|
|Deputy Clerk||United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York||1999 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Bar||Member||2011 - Present|
|Asian Pacific American Bar Association - Tampa Bay||President||N/A|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||N/A|
|American Inns of Court||Member||N/A|
|Legal Ease Blog - Tampa Tribune||"Planning For Your Day In Small Claims Court"||2015|
|Southeast Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Conference||"Asset Disposition: Arrows in a Quiver"||2012|
|20th Annual Bankruptcy Battleground West||"Evidence and Experts in the Challenging World of Valuation."||2012|
|Princeton Theological Seminary||American CPE Chaplaincy||2012|
|Notre Dame Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Fordham University||BA - Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy||2003|
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