John H. Kim





535 Anton Boulevard, Suite 1000

Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1977

Phone: 714.431.1086

Fax:     714.431.1119






Areas of Practice:

Business Law



University of California, Irvine 1997

Whittier College of Law 2001



  • Orange County Bankruptcy Forum

  • Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Realtors Association




John H. Kim started at CTGDW as an associate in 2004 and has been a partner since 2011.  Mr. Kim practices within the firm’s Business Law department .  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kim primarily represented mortgage companies, ensuring their compliance with state and federal laws.  From 2007-2011, Mr. Kim acted as the supervising attorney for the Bankruptcy Department at CTGDW.  As part of the Business Team, Mr. Kim protects creditors’ rights in both bankruptcy and state court matter with an emphasis in litigating the nondischargeability of debts and stay violation and discharge injunction allegations.  


Mr. Kim received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine in 1997 and his juris doctorate from Whittier College of Law in 2001. During law school, Mr. Kim was awarded with the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Remedies and Professional Responsibility and was a recipient of the Merit Full Tuition Scholarship. He was also appointed as an Academic Success Program Leader during his second year in law school and was on the Honor Roll and Dean’s List. Mr. Kim is a member of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum and is admitted to practice before the Central, Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California. Mr. Kim is also a licensed realtor in California and a member of the Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Realtors Association.