David K.S. Kim

David K.S. Kim: Attorney with Law Office of David K.S. Kim P.C.

Biography

2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers; 2012 New York Metro Super Lawyers; 2011 New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star; HERF Merits Scholar & 1997 Outstanding Teaching Assistant of the Year Award, West Virginia University, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences; Articles Editor, Journal of Law and Policy; Best Brief and Finalist, 2000 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition Northeast Regional; President, Asian American Law Students Association, Brooklyn Law School. Author, Federal Court "Nuts and Bolts" for the Immigration Practitioner, IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY HANDBOOK (AILA 2010-11 Ed). Author, Procedures for Applying for Asylum, Withholding of Removal ("WHR") and Convention Against Torture ("CAT"), New York City Immigrant Advocacy Initiative (NYCIAI) Training Manual for Attorneys, (NYCIAI Nov. 2010). Author, INA ยง 212(d) (3) Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver, NAVIGATING THE FUNDAMENTALS OF IMMIGRATION LAW: GUIDANCE AND TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL PRACTICE (AILA 2009-10 Ed). Co-Author: Avoidance of Manifest Injustice in Second Circuit, When Will the Court Exercise Jurisdiction of Heart? 10th AILA Annual New York Chapter Immigration Symposium Handbook (AILA December 2007). Author, various columns on immigration law, News Hankook, New York, NY (2007-2009). Panelist, District Court Challenges to CIS Denials, AILA New York Chapter Monthly CLE (Jan. 2011). Instructor/Speaker, Procedures for Applying for Asylum, Withholding of Removal ("WHR") and Convention Against Torture ("CAT"), New York City Immigrant Advocacy Initiative (NYCIAI) Training Session for Attorneys, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, New York, NY (Nov. 2010). Panel Leader, Federal Court "Nuts and Bolts" for the Immigration Practitioner, 2010 AILA National Conference, National Harbor, MD (July 2010). Moderator, Second Circuit Practice: Updated Rules, Brief Writing, Oral Argument, and Motions for Stays, AILA New York Chapter Monthly CLE (Jan. 2010). Panel Leader, The Overview of Inadmissibility and Deportability Defenses, 2009 AILA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV (June 2009). Panelist, The Nuts & Bolts of Filing Mandamus Complaints on Adjudication Delays and Petitions for De Novo Review on Naturalization Denials: A Simple Guide, AILA New York Chapter Monthly CLE (Apr. 2008). Moderator, Life in the Second Circuit-Navigating their Rules and Procedures, AILA New York Chapter Monthly CLE (Jan. 2008). Speaker, Impact of Immigration Fraud on You and Your Family and How to Avoid It, 1ST ANNUAL IMMIGRATION LAW SEMINAR FOR THE PUBLIC, Korean American Association of Greater New York/Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, Open Village Townhall, Flushing, NY (Sept 2007). Panelist, Federal Court Panel, AILA New York Chapter Monthly CLE (Jan. 2007). Speaker, Everything You Wanted to Know About H-1, L-1, E-1 and E-2 and other employment-based nonimmigrant visas, Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the U.S.A. (October 2006). Judge, 2013 National Immigration Law Moot Court Competition, NYU Law School (Feb. 2013). Judge, 2010 National Immigration Law Moot Court Competition, NYU Law School (Feb. 2010). Judge, 2009 National Immigration Law Moot Court Competition, NYU Law School (Feb. 2009). Judge, 2008 National Immigration Law Moot Court Competition, NYU Law School (Feb. 2008). Judge, 2013 National Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition Northeast Regional Finals, Brooklyn Law School (October 2013).Judge, 2006 National Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition, Philadelphia (November 2006).

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Immigration Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Administrative Adjudications
  • Administrative Agency Practice
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Administrative Litigation
  • Federal Administrative Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(718) 352-0801  Phone
(718) 352-0803  Fax
www.dkskimlaw.com
University Attended:
Emory University, B.A., Physics/Philosophy, United Methodist Scholar, 1990; West Virginia University, M.P.A., HERF Merits Scholar, Recipient, Outstanding Teaching Assistant of the Year Award, 1997, 1997
Law School Attended:
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., Articles Editor, Journal of Law and Policy, President of Asian American Law Students Association, Best Brief and Finalist, Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition Northeast Regional, 2000, 2001
Year of First admission:
2002
Admission:
2002, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; 2012, U.S. Supreme Court; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; 2003, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit; 2002, New York
Memberships:
American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"): Co-Chair, New York Chapter Federal Practice Committee (2007-10); Member, National AILA/Executive Office for Immigration Review ("EOIR") Liaison Committee (2008-10) Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York ("KALAGNY"): Board of Governors (2008-2011); Vice President (2007) Asian American Bar Association of New York, Member National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member New York County Lawyers Association, Member.
Special Agencies:
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (U.S. Citizenship and Immigraiton Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection); U.S. Department of Justice (Executive Office for Immigration Review - Board of Immigration Appeals & Immigration Courts); U.S. Department of State; U.S. Department of Labor
Languages:
Korean
Reported Cases:
Sharkey v. Quarantillo, 541 F.3d 75 (2d Cir. 2008); Shi Jie Ge v. Holder, 588 F.3d 90 (2d Cir. 2009); Galluzzo v. Holder, 633 F.3d 111 (2d Cir. 2011); Accardo v. Atty. Gen.,634 F.3d 1333 (11th Cir. 2011)
ISLN:
920069828
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (8 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.9/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.8/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.9/5.0
    • Communication

      4.6/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.9/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 02/06/14 in Immigration and Naturalization

      I have sent former clients to David and he has taken excellent care of each and every one of them. He treats his clients with respect and his compassion is reflected in the way he interacts with both colleagues and clients. I would highly recommend h... Read more

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      I have sent former clients to David and he has taken excellent care of each and every one of them. He treats his clients with respect and his compassion is reflected in the way he interacts with both colleagues and clients. I would highly recommend him for complex immigration matters. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 01/29/14 in Immigration and Naturalization

      David is regarded as one of the best Immigration Lawyers by his peers. His is very knowledgeable in all aspects of Immigration Law.

      David is regarded as one of the best Immigration Lawyers by his peers. His is very knowledgeable in all aspects of Immigration Law. Read less

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    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (7 reviews)
    • 100% (7 recommendations)
    • Gold Client Champion
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 08/17/16 in Immigration.

      Definitely recommend! David K.s and his team are amazing! Super responsive, knowledgeable, and helpful.

      Definitely recommend! David K.s and his team are amazing! Super responsive, knowledgeable, and helpful. Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 06/03/15 in Immigration.

      I was in the process of getting deported and Attorney Kim filed an application for cancellation. Attorney Kim is exceptionally professional and knowledgeable, he's very mindful of his client's different personalities. He's also understanding of the s... Read more

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      I was in the process of getting deported and Attorney Kim filed an application for cancellation. Attorney Kim is exceptionally professional and knowledgeable, he's very mindful of his client's different personalities. He's also understanding of the stressful and trying times and was accommodating to my and my family's needs. He takes his work very seriously and at the same time exercises kindness. My family is very satisfied w/ his work & the good outcome. The results were a definitive success. Read less

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