Jimmy C. Chong

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Chong Law Firm, P.C.
 | 100 S. Broad Street, Ste 2203, Land Title Building
Philadelphia, PA 19110
Phone: 302-803-4986
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Korean
Attorney Profile

Representing those in Delaware and the greater Philadelphia area, Jimmy C. Chong is the founder of Chong Law Firm P.A. and handles cases of personal injury, particularly those related to car accidents. Mr. Chong also handles matters of wrongful death, medical malpractice, estate planning, construction and contract law, and matters of business law. 

As an intern with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Mr. Chong gained an appreciation for the fact that every citizen has rights. A recipient of the Bucknell Scholarship at Bucknell University, Mr. Chong earned a Bachelor in Arts in economics and a Bachelor of Science in business. During his time at Widener University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor, he was president of the Environmental Law Society. Since then, he has continued his education through Temple University Beasley School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program, where he earned an estate planning certification.

Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Federal District Courts of Delaware, Mr. Chong is also a board member of the Penn Asian Senior Service and a former chairman and board member of the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia.

With an extensive love for the Korean community instilled in him by his Korean parents, Mr. Chong works with the Next Generation Young Adult Development Committee. He was also named as a Top 40 Under 40 attorney by the National Trial Lawyer Association from 2014-2016 and the top one percent of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel in 2015 and 2016.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (90%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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About Jimmy Chong

Admitted: 2006, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.chonglawfirm.com/profile.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Attorney, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Top One percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015, 2016
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015 & 2016
  • "Superb- Top Attorney", Rated by AVVO.com
  • Bucknell University Scholarship, 1996-2000

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Estate Planning Certificate, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors - Penn Asian Senior Services, Inc, 2016
  • Board of Directors, the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia, 2014, 2015
  • Executive Committee - National Trial Lawyers:Top 40 Under 40.
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of PA
  • General Counsel, Korean American Grocers Association (KAGRO) of Philadelphia
  • Chairman, the Next Generation Young Adult Development Committee
  • General Counsel, the Korean Crime Prevention Association
  • Korean American Census committee
  • District Court of Pennsylvania
  • District Court of Washington D.C.
  • District Court of Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • VIP, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Wilmington, DC
  • CCJ Campaign - Wilmington, DE
  • Office of the Child Advocate - Wilmington, DE

Educational Background:

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Estate Planning Certificate, Tax LLM Program, 2012
  • Bucknell University, B.A. in Economics
  • Bucknell University, B.S. in Business
Office Location for Jimmy C. Chong

100 S. Broad Street, Ste 2203
Land Title Building
Philadelphia, PA 19110

Phone: 302-803-4986

 

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Last Updated: 12/5/2017

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