Yong Ho Kim

Yong Ho Kim




Mr. Yong Ho Kim is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Kim’s practice focuses on litigations involving real estate and construction, administration and media, corporate and white collar related criminal cases.

Mr. Kim started his career as a judge in the Suwon District Court, taught at the Judicial Research & Training Institute and served as a presiding judge in the Incheon District Court. Mr. Kim has been serving as a partner at Shin & Kim since March 2015.

He has been involved in a wide range of areas such as construction, media and criminal law as he lectured Practice of Criminal Proceedings while teaching at the Judicial Research & Training Institute, served as a judge responsible for a warrant and as a presiding judge at the judicial department in charge of construction and media cases in the Chuncheon District Court and the Incheon District Court.

  • 2005-2006SOAS, University of London (Visiting Scholar)
  • 1988-1993Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2019-PresentAdjunct Professor, Seoul National University School of Law
  • 2015-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2014Visiting Professor, Inha Law School
  • 2013-2015Commissioner, Incheon-si Election Commission
  • 2012Presiding Judge, Incheon District Court
  • 2011-2012Chairperson, Yanggu-gun Election Commission
  • Visiting Professor, Kangwon National University School of Law
  • 2011Presiding Judge, Chuncheon District Court
  • 2010Judge, Seoul High Court
  • 2008Professor, Judicial Research and Training Institute
  • 2007Judge, Seoul Eastern District Court
  • 2003Judge, Busan District Court
  • 2001Judge, Seoul District Court
  • 1999Judge, Suwon District Court
  • 1996-1999Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Navy
  • 1996Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1996Korea
  • Korean Bar Association

Korean, English

Professional Activities

  • A study on the UK Court Organization Act and Judges Act (Research on the International Judicial System, Vol. No. 2)
  • Transportation of goods on deck and responsibilities of carriers (Gangwon Judicial Research Society, 2011)
Professional Accolades
  • Litigation Award at the 3rd Korea Legal Awards–lawsuit seeking revocation of approval of establishment of a reconstruction union

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