Founder of KAYLP (Korean American Youth Leadership Development Program)
1993 Global Fellow
Do 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. Mr. Kim was awarded the Community Service Award by South Asian Network. Mr. Kim has been awarded The Nancy Mintie Public Service Award and the South Asian Network Community Service Award. Do Kim is currently the Board President of the K.W. Lee Center for Leadership.