Current Role
  • Staff Attorney, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
  • Lecturer, Sookmyoung Women’s University, March 2011-December 2011
  • Legal/Project Manager, SM Developing, LLC, Mattawa, WA, June 2008-March, 2009
  • Legal Assistant, Wright Firm, Dallas, TX, May 2002-May 2005, Summer 2006
  • Seoul Ecological Science Institution, Seoul, South Korea, May 1997-May 2001
  • Research Fellow, Catholic Human Rights Committee, Seoul, South Korea, May 1996-May 2001
  • Assisted attorneys with client meetings and court filings with the South Korean District and Appellate Courts
  • Assisted the investigation of suspicious deaths in Korean armed forces
  • Korean Army 15th Division, Hwacheon, South Korea, Sergeant, Oct 1989-May 1992
  • Honored as model solder by the 15th Division commander
  • Honored as model soldier by the 39th Regiment commander
  • "Marriage Penalty in Discussion in Korea, in Dispute in the States," Seol-rin Tax Law Society, May 5, 2011
  • "Government’s Responsibilities on Taxpayers’ Reliance on Its Inconsistent Acts and Both Taxpayers’ and Government’s Duty of Good Faith in Taxation," Korean Pubic Law Association, Vol.39 No.4, 2011
  • "Constitutional Limits on the Use of a Nation's Taxing Power as a Means for Welfare State – focused on the Study of Regulatory, Destructive, or Punishable Nature of Taxation," Korea Public Land Law Association, Vol. 54, August 2011
  • Co-author, "The Analysis of Tax Expenditure from the Perspectives of Fiscal and Performance Management," Korean Journal of Taxation Research, Vol.29 No.4, 2011
  • Korean
  • Mandarin, written
Personal Insight

Jongguk was a Taekwondo silver medalist and basketball player, but now is barely able to keep up with his daughter and son.