KPA cited in The JoongAng

2022 New Board Members

We would like to welcome two new board members to KPA:

Hannah Yu, New York District Attorney’s Office and Hee Young Shin, Legal Attache for the Korean Consul General in Los Angeles, and Korean Prosecutors’ Office.

Daniel Chung for Santa Clara District Attorney

Former Assistant District Attorney from the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office.  Thereafter, Deputy District Attorney for the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office and currently KPA’s board representative in Norther California.

Leesa Manion for King County Prosecutor

Our KPA member and Chief of Staff for King County Prosecutors Office, Leesa Manion.











2022 KPA Membership renewal

We will be emailing KPA membership dues invoice this week.  If you have changed office since last year, please fill out the membership application found on this website.  Thank you for supporting KPA.

Congratulations to the new President of ROK, Yoon, Suk-yeol

President Yoon was the former Prosecutor General for ROK.  Prior to becoming Prosecutor General, he hosted KPA’s seminar in Seoul, Korea in 2019 re Effective Prosecutors Response to Violent Crime Against Women.

Richard Kim, past KPA President, announces a run for the Los Angeles City Attorney.

For more about his campaign:

Congratulations to our newly appointed Judge Glenn Kim for Northern, California

KPA’s former board member and former Deputy District Attorney for Alameda County has been appointed as a superior court judge for the Contra Costa Superior Court in northern California. We are so proud of Judge Kim and can’t wait to celebrate with him in person. This is our second KPA board member to be appointed to the bench this year, including Leonard Kim in Ontario, Canada.

Newly appointed Judge Leonard Kim, Ontario, Canada, Sudbury (northern Ontario)

We are proud to announce that our KPA member and former KPA board member representing Ontario, Canada has been appointed to the bench. Leonard has been a steadfast supporter of KPA, doing presentations at our conferences in Los Angeles and Seoul, Korea.