Christine Lee is the founding partner of Christine Lee Law Group. She has over 20 years of immigration and corporate law experience and specializes in employment and family based immigration. Ms. Lee represents clients from all countries and states before the U.S. Embassy, USCIS, and Consulates. She handles labor certification, non-immigrant visas, adjustment of status, immigrant visas, consular processing, naturalization hearings, citizenship, and corporate immigration and employment matters. She develops strategies and prepares petitioning papers for a broad range of employment-related and family-based immigration benefits.
Prior to establishing Christine Lee Law Group, Ms. Lee served as an attorney in the International Law Department of Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley & Casey.
Ms. Lee received the prestigious Alumni Service Award from the University of Southern California Asian Pacific Alumni Association, where she was honored alongside California Supreme Court Justice Joyce Kennard and United States-Japan Council President Irene Hirano-Inouye. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the USC Korean American Alumni Association, is on the Board of Directors of the Korean American Scholarship Foundation, is on the Board of Directors of the Korean Community Lawyers Association (past president), is in-house counsel to the Korean Motion Picture Association of America and is in-house counsel to the Overseas Korean Trade Association of Southern California.
Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for Dongguk University Los Angeles, is on the Board of Directors of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, is an Ambassador for the University of Southern California, is in-house counsel to the International Students Rights Center and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Ms. Lee obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs from Occidental College. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from USC Law School. She is admitted to the California State Bar and is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and all California Courts including the California Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
John Y. Kim
Mr. Kim has provided counsel to both public and privately held companies in matters relating to corporate and securities laws, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general business law matters. He has the expertise to advise his clients in matters relating to formation and dissolution of various entities, purchase or sale of on-going businesses, drafting and negotiating general business agreements, corporate governance, joint ventures, commercial leases, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, employment and consulting agreements, licensing agreements, and other business law matters. Mr. Kim has the prior experience to assist clients in virtually all aspects of their business operations. He has represented clients in diverse fields such as retailers, product manufacturers, clothing manufacturers, software and hardware developers, real estate developers, hospitals, ornamental iron works manufacturer and a shopping mall.
Mr. Kim received his Juris Doctor from University of Pennsylvania Law School, his Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy of Industrial Societies, with High Distinction, from the University of California at Berkeley and a Certificate of Study at the Wharton School of Business in Public Policy and Management.
Hubert H. Kuo
Mr. Kuo specializes in business litigation, which includes complex commercial matters involving securities fraud, derivative actions, intellectual property litigation, construction litigation and unfair business practice claims. He advises his clients on measures and business practices to minimize litigation risk. If circumstances warrant, however, he will defend and prosecute claims in state and federal courts. He also is the chair of the US-TAIWAN/CHINA Practice Group, where he assists Chinese and Taiwanese businesses to strategize and plan for growth.
During his career, Mr. Kuo has handled a wide variety of cases, but focuses primarily upon business litigation, including patent cases, trademark cases, trade secret cases, copyright cases, securities cases, real estate cases, and contract cases. He is intimately involved in intellectual property actions filed in federal courts both inside and outside the State of California. Mr. Kuo’s areas of concentration also include employment law, including conducting internal investigations, advising employers on terminations, discipline, training and formulation of policy. He also defends employers in litigation involving wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, employment discrimination, wage and hour claims and related tort actions. Mr. Kuo also counsels employers and their employees in the prevention of harassment and discrimination in the workplace and related employment topics.
Mr. Kuo has diligently fought for his clients, both obtaining substantial awards and judgments for them and successfully defending them in high-stakes lawsuits. He speaks fluent Mandarin, Chinese and performs pro bono work for the Chinese community. In 2009, 2010 and 2011 Hubert Kuo was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine, an honor reserved for the top 2.5% of lawyers in Southern California under the age of 40.
Mr. Kuo also serves as outside general counsel for a number of mid-sized and large companies, churches and high net-worth individuals, and provides guidance on various legal issues they face. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Davis.
Alex J. Chang
Mr. Chang is a very well rounded Attorney providing counsel to both companies and individuals, domestic and international, in matters relating to corporate and securities laws, business litigation, real estate, patent prosecution and general business law matters. He has represented clients in diverse fields such as retailers, product manufacturers, real estate developers, ornamental iron works manufacturer and a shopping mall operators.
Mr. Chang is also a Registered Patent Attorney and admitted to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
Mr. Chang is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley Boalt School of Law School and also did his undergraduate work at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sara B. Wang
Mrs. Wang has represented numerous clients in the areas of Civil Litigation, Business Law and Family Law. Mrs. Wang is an aggressive but practical litigator who always serves the best interests of her clients.
She has represented clients in matters ranging from pre-litigation counseling and negotiations to complex civil litigation through trial. In her defense work, Mrs. Wang has had entire lawsuits against her clients dismissed. In her plaintiff-side work, Mrs. Wang has obtained amounts for her clients in upwards of seven-figures. Mrs. Wang’s clients have included large national companies, government municipalities, small businesses, and individuals. Ms. Wang was previously an extern for the Civil Law Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Central District. Ms. Wang also counsels businesses in matters ranging from contract and employment issues, insurance coverage, and real property development.
Mrs. Wang devotes a portion of her practice to family law, including divorces, legal separations, annulments, paternities, child/spousal support issues, custody disputes, and prenuptial and post-nuptial matters.
Ms. Wang was awarded the Prosser Prize in Family Law at the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt School of Law) by Herma Hill Kay, co-author of the California No-Fault Divorce Act. Ms. Wang also previously served as an extern for the Family Law Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Central District.
Mrs. Wang is a graduate from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt School of Law and also received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.