Licensed in California, D.C., and Texas, Jinna Kang is one of only two board certified Family Law Specialists in California with Korean language fluency. She is also the first (and at present, the only) Korean fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.A Korea native, Ms. Kang maintains strong connections to the legal community in Korea and is able to search assets and spot cross-jurisdictional issues, unique to a person with her background. Ms. Kang had three years of hands-on experience with Immigration Law prior to entering law school, which enables her to also spot potential Immigration law issues that may face her clients. Ms. Kang has been practicing family law in Los Angeles for the past ten years; she is dedicated to shepherding her clients through the often difficult times they face. Ms. Kang is active in the Los Angeles legal community, where she often lectures on family law matters and volunteers her services to assist victims of domestic violence. She earned her bachelor’s degree from UCLA and her law degree from Southwestern.

Ms. Kang has served as a lecturer/panelist in the following programs:

  • Panelist, Immigration Law Issues Impacting California Family Law, Inns of Court – Family Law:
    • Panelists: Judge Dianna Gould-Saltman; Heather Poole, Esq.; Ashley Tabaddor
    • Event held: Los Angeles; November 18, 2019
  • Panelist, Cultural Issues and Family Law Cases, San Fernando Valley Bar Association:
    • Panelists: Abbas Hadjian, CFLS; Judge Firdaus Dordi
    • Event held: Los Angeles; September 23, 2019
  • Moderator, Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice, Los Angeles Bar Association:
    • Panelists: (Lunch with Your Family Law Judge)
    • Event held: Los Angeles; July 27, 2019
  • Panelist, In the Shadow of Culture: Making Invisible Visible, Los Angeles Bar Association 51st Annual Family Law Symposium:
    • Panelists: Amaka Akudinobi, Esq.; Gitu Bhatia, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist; Diane M. Goodman, Esq., JD, Ph.D.; Hon. Thomas Trent Lewis, Supervising Judge, Family Law Division, Los Angeles Superior Court; Abbas Hadjian, Esq., CFLS.
    • Event held: Los Angeles; May 4, 2019
  • Moderator, Innovative Navigation in Cultural Gridlocks, Los Angeles Bar Association:
    • Panelists: 17 Family Law Practitioners, 4 Mental Health Professionals, and 10 Judicial Officers
    • Event held: Los Angeles, CA; July 29, 2017
  • Panelist, Cultural Competency in Family Law Practice, Los Angeles County Bar Association:
    • Panelists: 16 Family Law Practitioners born, educated, and/or practicing in 4 Continents/Legal Systems and 4 Mental Health Professionals
    • Event held: Los Angeles, CA; July 30, 2016
  • Panelist, Family Law Issues Across the 3 Continents, Inn of Court, Family Law:
    • Panelists: Abbas Hadjian, CFLS, Merlyn N. Hernandez, CLFS, and Jinna Kang
    • Event held: Beverly Hills, CA; November 9, 2015
  • Panelist, Domestic Violence, Sex Tapes, Lies & Social Media, Inn of Court, Family Law:
    • Panelists: Judge Isabel R. Cohen (Ret.), Judge Harvey A. Silberman, Brad Treusch, Melissa Mayer, CLFS, and Jinna Kang
    • Event held: Culver City, CA; November 4, 2014
  • Panelist, Move-away, or Don't Go So Fast, Inn of Court, Family Law:
    • Panelists: Judge Robert Schnider (Ret), Robert A. Simon, Ph.D., Marcia Brewer, Karen Brown, CLFS, Teddy L. Ernestine Fields, and Jinna Kang
    • Event held: Culver City, CA; February 4, 2014

Ms. Kang is currently a member of the following organizations:

  • California Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • American Bar Association Family Law Section
  • California Bar Association Family Law Section
  • American Inns of Court Southern California Family Law Section
  • Los Angeles Standing Committee of the California Lawyers Association Family Law Executive Committee
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Committee
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Diverse Business Affiliates Executive Committee
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Rotary International Club of Koreatown

Ms. Kang is currently a member of the following organizations:

  • Domestic Violence Project at Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Korean American Bar Association Legal Clinic

Languages

  • English (fluent, spoken and written)
  • Korean (fluent, spoken and written)
  • Chinese (conversant)
  • Spanish (basic)