S. Michael Lee investigated and prosecuted white-collar criminal cases including embezzlement, securities fraud, insurance fraud, tax evasion, and other financial crimes. He has also litigated regulatory cases including investigations, filings, case management conferences, and mediations. An expert in search and seizure law, search warrants, and the California Electronics Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA), Michael has substantial experience in every stage of criminal prosecution. This includes pre-filing investigation, issuing, case negotiation, jury trial, and appeal. He has tried 42 jury trials to verdict. Michael is a former member of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA).
•Recommended by Stanford Law School to be the first Prosecutor fellow at the South Korean Ministry of Justice Legal Research and Training Institute in 2010; advised the Korean government in its implementation of a jury trial system.
•YTN News Interview of S. Michael Lee during his Fellowship at the South Korean Ministry of Justice Legal Research and Training Institute.
•Organizer, “Implicit Bias - Within You and Within Institutions,” Santa Clara Bar Association MCLE, San Jose, CA, August 24, 2017.
•Prosecutor’s Brief, The California District Attorney’s Association’s Quarterly Journal, “Korean Connections: An International Exchange of Ideas,” Fall 2011, Volume 34. No. 1.
•Santa Clara County Bar Association - President-Elect - 2019
•Silicon Valley Korean School - Chairman of the Board - 2014 - 2017
•Santa Clara County Bar Association - Treasurer and Executive Committee Member - 2018
•Korean American Bar Association at Silicon Valley - Member
•Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
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