James G. Kim

James Gun Kim

Sole Practitioner
Norwalk, California
Attorney Kim obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in University of California, Los Angeles, and obtained his Juris Doctor degree at Chapman University School of Law. Prior to practicing Immigration and Criminal Defense Law, Attorney Kim worked with government non-profit organizations such as Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Attorney Kim speaks fluently three languages, English, Spanish, Korean.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Immigration
  • 20% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Restraining order and other civil cases

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2011


  • Chapman University School of Law, Orange, California
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Honors: With High Distinction
  • University of california, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • COngressional Recognition Award, 2008 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 2007 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2007 - Present


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Korean