Do Kim

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of Do Kim, APLC
 | 3435 Wilshire Blvd Ste 2700, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 2132515440
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007, 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Korean
Attorney Profile

Do Kim is a passionate advocate for the civil rights and human rights of all people.  Mr. Kim is a civil rights attorney specializing in cases involving police misconduct, prisoner abuse, employment discrimination, and wage and hour in both state and federal courts.  Mr. Kim graduated from Harvard College with a joint concentration in Afro-American Studies and Sociology and UCLA School of Law, with concentrations in Critical Race Studies and the Program in Public Interest Law & Policy.  After graduating from law school, Mr. Kim started his legal career clerking for the Hon. Robert M. Takasugi of the federal district court for the Central District of California.  He then practiced criminal defense at the Law Office of Mia Yamamoto.  Thereafter, Mr. Kim transitioned to Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman, LLP, a civil rights, employment, personal injury, and human rights law firm, where he worked for approximately five years prior to starting his own law practice, Law Offices of Do Kim, APLC.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (60%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Civil Rights (20%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2007, 2012 - 2014

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About Do Kim

Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage: http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/231038

Honors and Awards:

  • Chung-Sol Award by Korean American Coalition, 1998
  • The Nancy Mintie Public Service Award, 2002
  • Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans by the Soros Foundation for New Americans, 2000 - 2002
  • Community Service Award by South Asian Network, 2010
  • Critical Race Studies Alumni of the Year by UCLA School of Law, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Federal District Court for the Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles  
  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, Korean American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The K.W. Lee Center for Leadership, Board President, September 2003 – Present
  • Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, Board Member, April 2015 – Present
  • Los Angeles Unified School District Instructor for Multicultural Specific Salary Point, Course Instructor, July 1999 - June 2000, 2009 - 2014
  • Korean American Democratic Committee, President, January 1997 - April 1999
  • City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Regional Arts Council Member, September 1997 – September 1999
  • Asian Pacific Islander Police Advisory Council to Mayor of Los Angeles, Member, June 1997 – September 1999
  • Asian Pacific Islander American VOTE, Board Member, July 1996 – September 1999
  • Los Angeles Riot Emergency Fund, Founder, April 1992 – April 1993
  • Black-Korean Alliance, Member.  June 1991 – November 1992

Educational Background:

  • Harvard College with a joint degree in Afro-American Studies and Sociology
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Office Location for Do Kim

3435 Wilshire Blvd Ste 2700
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 2132515440

 

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Last Updated: 5/22/2018

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