BAR ADMISSIONS:

 

State of Illinois

 

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including member of the Trial Bar

 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

 

U.S. Tax Court

 

U.S. Supreme Court

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

AFFILIATIONS:

 

Member - The Economic Club of Chicago

 

Past President- Asian American Bar Association

 

Past Member – Attorney General’s Asian American Advisory Committee

 

Past Board of Trustees- Barat College

 

Past Member – Chicago Bar Association, Development of the Law Committee

 

Past Board of Trustees – Legal Aid Society

 

Past Regional Governor – National Asian American Bar Association

 

Past Planning Committee – Northwestern University School of Law, Ray Garrett, Jr. Corporate and     Securities Law Institute

 

Past Chair, Board of Trustees – Shimer College

 

Past Board of Directors - United Charities

Young Kim

Young Kim has practiced corporate, banking and real estate law for over 30 years. His practice has typically consisted of advising businesses, engaging in business planning and handling business transactions, including domestic as well as inward and outward bound international transactions. In addition, he has substantial litigation experience at all levels of the federal and state court systems, including one matter before the U.S. Supreme Court. Young is licensed in Illinois.

 

Young has also taught corporate and securities law and international investments at Northwestern University School of Law, and advanced contracts, business transactions, government regulation of business, and international business transactions at University of Colorado School of Law. He has been honored as a Fulbright Senior Specialist (2007-2012). His published books include Justice: Classical Foundations and Contemporary Debates (2018), and Justice as Right Actions (2015).

 

In activities related to his professional work, Young has served as President of the Asian American Bar Association for two separate terms and as regional Director of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. He has also served on the Board of the Legal Aid Bureau, on the Development of the Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and on the Attorney General’s Asian American Advisory Board. He is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, and previously served on the Board of United Charities, on the Boards of Barat College and for three separate terms, Chair of the Board of Shimer College.

 

AWARDS, PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS AND OTHER HONORS

 

2018

Justice: Classical Foundations and Contemporary Disputes (Lexington Books)

 

2015

Justice as Right Actions (Lexington Books)

 

2007-2012

Fulbright Senior Specialist – Taught  corporate law, jurisprudence and constitutional law

theory at the University of Luxembourg (2009)

 

2009

International First Amendment Discussion Forum; Host: Faculté de Droit, d’Économie et de Finance, Université du Luxembourg; Presentation: “Rawls and Conflicting Liberties: U.S. and European Models”

 

2009

Colloquium Series of the University of Colorado School of Law; Host: The Faculty of the University of Colorado School of Law; Presentation: “Dworkin’s Sovereign Virtue: Luck Egalitarianism and the Auction”

 

2007

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences; Host: Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain; Presentation: “Does Moral Pluralism Lead Ineluctably to Moral Relativism?”

 

1994, 1992

Chapter Author, “Drafting the Contract for the Purchase and Sale of a Business”

 

1998, 1996, 1992

Chapter Author, “Leasing Before Construction,”   Commercial Landlord Tenant (Ill. Inst. for CLE)

 

1998, 1996, 1992

Chapter Author, “Defaults and Remedies,” Commercial Landlord Tenant (Ill. Inst. for CLE)

 

 

EDUCATION

Young Kim received his B.A. degree in Philosophy and Social Sciences from Shimer College, where he graduated as Class Salutatorian. 

At The London School of Economics and Political Science, he received an MSc degree with Merit in Political Theory.

He received his JD degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law with Dean's List and Senior Honors.

  • Shimer College

    B.A. with Honors, Shimer College. Concentration in Philosophy and Social Sciences

  • The London School of Economics and Political Science

    M.Sc. in Political Theory with Merit, Dissertation title: “Mill and Raz: Moral Decision-Making”

  • Northwestern University School of Law

    Dean’s List; Concentration in Corporate Law; Senior Honors Thesis: “Employee Appropriation of Business Opportunities”