Jin Kang Lee

Jin Kang Lee

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Jin Kang Lee
Senior Advisor

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Jin Kang Lee is a Senior Advisor of the Firm.

Prior to joining the Firm, he served as the Chairman of Sentencing Commission under the Supreme Court of Korea after finishing chairmanship at Korea Communications Commission.

He started his legal profession as a public prosecutor in 1971.  Taking various high-ranked positions at the prosecutors’ office including Head of Central Investigation Bureau at the Supreme Prosecutors Office, he began private practices since 1994 and has been deeply involved in activities for public sectors to date.  He was elected as the President of Seoul Bar Association and later as the President of Korean Bar Association.

He has been advising the Firm for government practices as well as criminal practices.

Practice Areas
  • All
  • Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (Completion, 1968)
  • Korea University, College of Law (LL.B., 1966)
  • Korea (1965)
  • English
  • Korean
  • Gwangju District Prosecutor’s Office
    Prosecutor (1971)
  • Seoul District Prosecutor’s Office
    Prosecutor (1975)
  • Ministry of Justice
    Director (1981)
  • Supreme Prosecutor’s Office
    Director of the Criminal Division 1 (1983)
  • Seoul Eastern District Prosecutor’s Office
    Senior Prosecutor (1985)
  • Supreme Prosecutor’s Office
    Director of Central Investigation Division 1 (1986)
  • Seoul Eastern District Prosecutor’s Office
    Deputy Chief Prosecutor (1988)
  • Suwon District Prosecutor’s Office
    Chief Prosecutor Office (1993)
  • Seoul Regional Bar Association
    Lawyer (1994)
  • Seoul Bar Association
    Vice-president (1997)
  • Prime Minister Administrative Judgement Committee
    Member (1998)
  • Seoul Bar Association
    President (1999)
  • National Human Rights Commission
    Non-standing Committee Member (2001)
  • Korea Independent Commission Against Corruption
    Advisor (2006)
  • Korean Bar Association
    President (2007)
  • Korea Communications Commission
    Chairman (2009)
  • Sungkyunkwan University School of Law
    Visiting Professor (2010)
  • The Dong-A Daily News
    Chairman Readers Protection Committee (2011)
  • Korea University School of Law
    The Operating Committee Chairman (2013)
  • Korea JoongAng Education Foundation
    Director (2015)
  • Supreme Court
    Chairman Sentencing Committee (2015)
  • KL Partners
    Senior Advisor (2017)
  • Legal commentary on the Housing Lease Protection Act, Security Deposit

  • Conditions and Measures for the Crimes of Persons with Mental Disabilities

  • Essay on Libel

  • Hongjo Order of Service Merit (1987)
  • Order of Civil Merit – Mugunghwa National Medal (2013)