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Shirley Kim is a transactional attorney with roots stemming from her background in entertainment, banking and finance.



Before starting her own law firm, Shirley began her foray into the entertainment industry by working with such companies as: the Independent Film and Television Alliance, Mandate Pictures, The Law Offices of Litwak and Havkin, and The Law Offices of Mark Litwak and Associates. After graduating from law school, Ms. Kim started working for Odd Lot Entertainment's foreign sales division, Odd Lot International. At Odd Lot, Shirley was the Manager of International Business Affairs, where she handled the drafting and negotiation of all foreign sales contracts, managed collection of rights and royalties and dealt with many other facets of international distribution.

Shortly thereafter, Shirley pursued her passion to be more involved in the creative aspects of filmmaking and established an independent film production company where she serves as the Chief Operating Officer and the EVP of Production and Development. Shirley has produced several short films and features films to date.

In addition to running her law firm and producing films, Shirley consults for many companies in the areas of real estate, music and fashion.



Shirley received her B.A. in Speech Communication from Cal State Fullerton and went on to receive her J.D. from Chapman University School of Law in Orange. Shirley is currently completing her LL.M in Entertainment and Media Transactions at Chapman.

Professional Affiliations:

  • State Bar of California

  • Women in Film

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • Orange County Korean American Bar Association





Languages spoken: English, Korean, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 35%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Entertainment: 25%
  4. Corporate: 15%



Hourly ($295/hour), contingent (20%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Offices of Shirley Kim

18100 Von Karman Ave
Suite 850
Irvine, CA, 92612


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Law Offices of Shirley Kim2012 - Present
COO, EVP Production & DevelopmentIHD Studio2008 - Present
International Business AffairsOdd Lot Entertainment2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Orange County Korean American Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Women In FilmN/A2012 - Present
Orange County Association of RealtorsN/A2012 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2012 - Present
California Association of RealtorsN/A2005 - Present
National Association of RealtorsN/A2005 - Present
Downey Association of RealtorsN/A2008 - 2011
Pacific West Association of RealtorsN/A2005 - 2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws2013
Chapman University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
California State University, FullertonSpeech CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2004