Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Brian G Kim
District Court of Maryland for Montgomery County
America My country: Let's Be Part of It
ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora
August 14, 2004 Saturday
We are pleased to share with you that Judge Brian G Kim will address at
the ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora.
Brian G Kim is a judge of the District
Court of Maryland for Montgomery County and also serves on the adjunct faculty at
the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he teaches legal writing, trial
advocacy, a course on interviewing, negotiations and counseling, and serves as the
coach for the Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition team.
Judge Kim was born
in Seoul, Korea and came to the United States in 1968. He attended public school
in Los Angeles, California, and received his bachelor of arts from Tulane University
in New Orleans, Louisiana, and juris doctorate from Boston College Law School in
Brian is a member of the Bar of Massachusetts, Maryland,
and the District of Columbia. He is also a member of the Bar of the United States
Supreme Court, the Courts of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit and the
Fourth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia
and the District of Maryland.
After receiving his juris doctorate, Judge Kim served
as an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General, having been
assigned to the Maryland Transportation Authority, Maryland Department of Transportation,
and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, where his concentration
was in civil litigation involving the State of Maryland. While in the Office of
the Attorney General's Office, Brian attained the position of Deputy Counsel to
the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. His public service also includes service
to Montgomery County, Maryland, where he was an associate county attorney, representing
County officials in Section 1983 litigation as well other self insurance litigation
involving Montgomery County. Brian also served as agency counsel to the Montgomery
County Office of Procurement and the Office of Information and Technology.
in public service, Brian became a noted expert in the law of minority business enterprises
(MBE) in both the state and federal contexts. He was one of two lead counsel in
litigation challenging the State of Maryland's MBE law. Brian also led the prosecution
of fraudulent MBE firms in Maryland, leading to a statewide concentrated effort
to prevent non-MBE firms from receiving public contract dollars on a fraudulent
In addition to his public service to the Maryland Attorney General and the
Office of the County Attorney, Judge Kim's experience in private practice includes
having been a litigation associate with the Rockville, Maryland, law firm of Stein,
Sperling, Bennett, De Jong, Driscoll & Greenfeig, P.A., as well as a principal in
his own law firm.
Brian's personal interests include running and playing the violin.
He is a member of the Montgomery County Symphony Orchestra and the Landon Symphonette,
and also performs with several string quartets. In addition, Brian has run 16 marathons
to date, including the 108th running of the Boston Marathon, in April, 2004. His
personal best time for a marathon is 3:15.
Brian is married and has an 11-year
old son. His wife, Garce H. Kim, Esquire is Senior Attorney at the Nuclear Regulatory
Commission, in Washington, D.C., their son, Matthew, attends Sidwell Friends School,
in Washington, D.C.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President