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Ji-In Lee Houck

Employment and labor Attorney at Encino, CA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2011
    Active No misconduct found

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About Ji-In

Learn Ji-In’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    I represent employees in disputes against their employers for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage theft.

    13 years

  2. Elder law
    I litigate financial elder abuse in trusts and estates cases in probate court and seek to restore the testamentary wishes of elders who were taken advantage of by people seeking personal financial gain.

  3. Ethics and professional responsibility
    I represent clients who have been harmed by their lawyer's malpractice.

Ji-In Lee Houck is an experienced litigator and trial attorney. She represents individuals and businesses in all types of lawsuits including employment, legal malpractice, and general business disputes. Client-focused and results-driven, Ji-In is a problem solver and a tireless advocate for her clients.

Ji-In grew up in Detroit and attended college at the University of Michigan. After living and working in Chicago, she moved to Washington DC to attend law school at Georgetown. While at Georgetown, Ji-In represented low-income DC youth in their juvenile delinquency actions and successfully first-chaired a trial to verdict as a student attorney. After graduation, Ji-In became an advocate for employees at a boutique employment litigation firm, helping her clients obtains millions in damages from employers. She then went to Steptoe & Johnson LLP where she was a general commercial litigator focusing on employment, professional liability, and business disputes. While at Steptoe, Ji-In represented some of the largest companies and law firms in the world in a variety of matters. She successfully first and second-chaired both jury and bench trials in state and federal court.

Ji-In is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County Bar Association.


The Houck Firm
16501 Ventura Blvd
Suite 400-199
Encino, CA, 91436

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Posted by anonymous | May 6, 2024
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing and Dedicated Attorney
Ji-In is incredible. She was candid and communicative with me and very knowledgeable. I truly felt that she had my best interests in mind and cared. She was thorough and diligent and ensured that I understood every step she took. She was an amazing advocate.
Response from Ji-In Houck May 8, 2024
Thank you for your kind words. It was an honor to represent you.


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Work Experience

  • Co-Founder & Partner
  • The Houck Firm
  • 2022 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Stalwart Law Group
  • 2016 - 2022
  • Associate
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Associate
  • Weidmann & Yun PC
  • 2012 - 2013
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  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • JD
  • 2011
  • University of Michigan
  • BS
  • 2004
  • Yonsei University
  • N/A


  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Vice-Chair, DEI Committee
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  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Legislative Chair, Women's Caucus
  • N/A
  • Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance
  • Lifetime Member
  • N/A
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Foundation
  • Board Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
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Speaking Engagements

  • CLA Webinar
  • From Start to Finish with Clients: From Intake through Termination of Attorney Client Relationship
  • 2021
  • 2020 Is Done: What’s New In 2021?
  • What You Should Know About Prop 22
  • 2021
  • ABTL Annual Seminar: When #metoo Becomes A Business Dispute
  • Finding Middle Group: Mediation Best Practices
  • 2018
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (4)
Endorse Ji-In
Litigation Attorney | Aug 02
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Ji-In is a strong and zealous advocate for her clients. My experience with Ji-In as opposing counsel has always been professional."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I had the pleasure of working with Ji-In for several years. She is respected by all for her commitment to and advocacy on behalf of her clients. I highly recommend her."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ji-In is hard-working, smart and a tireless advocate for her clients. I wholeheartedly endorse her without hesitation."

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Encino Employment and labor Lawyer Ji-In Lee Houck
Ji-In Lee Houck
Employment and labor Attorney
Encino, CA
Licensed for 12 years
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