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John W. Kim

Los Angeles
Main: (310) 400-0110
Jkim@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

California
Hawaii


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Bankruptcy/Financial Restructuring
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy
Financial Services Litigation
Asia Practice


ACCREDITATIONS

Superlawyers

EDUCATION

J.D. Magna Cum Laude from Loyola Law School

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Honors from University of California at Los Angeles


LANGUAGES

English
Korean

John W. Kim is a partner at CKR Law LLP, Los Angeles and is a member of the "Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring" & "Litigation and Dispute Resolution" Groups.

Mr. Kim represents creditors, parties-in-interest, bankruptcy trustees and litigants in bankruptcy matters (60%), non-bankruptcy, federal litigation (20%) and California state litigation (20%) with a specialty in contested matters and adversary proceedings arising in bankruptcy cases under chapters 7, 9 and 11 of title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.

Mr. Kim graduated with Honors from the University of California, Los Angeles and received his J.D. magna cum laude from Loyola Law School.

Prior to joining CKR Law, Mr. Kim was an equity partner at a national law firm and also owned a small firm where he has extensive experience representing clients in the following business sectors: financial services (banking), construction, infrastructure, government, insurance, restaurant/hospitality, health care, energy, transportation, real estate and public utilities.

Mr. Kim is admitted in all federal and state courts residing in Hawaii and California.

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Professional Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
California State Bar, Bar Examiners Committee (Former)
California State Bar, Insolvency Committee (Former)
City of Los Angeles, Wilshire Center Neighborhood Council, Board Member
International Association of Korean Lawyers, Regional Governor
Korean-American Bar Association of Southern California, Board Member (Former)
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Co-Chair Founding Member of Bankruptcy Committee
Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association