Boda Law Office is dedicated to providing non-citizen clients with legal representation in court, and protecting every individual through effective legal consulting in English. Often, just a little intervention or advice from a lawyer can prevent an issue from escalating into a serious and time-consuming hassle, especially when you’re a non-citizen. Areas of practice include Family, Criminal, Intellectual Property, Immigration, Labor, and UN human rights protection mechanisms.
Online Reservation(English)
tel: +82 2 780 0328
fax: +82 2 6280 7328
e-mail: syjeonghr@gmail.com

Soyeon JEONG(Ms.), Attorney at Law, Korean Bar

  • EDUCATION

Ph.D. Candidate, Social Welfare
Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Juris Doctor
Yonsei Law School, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Bachelor of Art, Social Welfare/Philosophy      
Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

 

  • EXPERIENCE

Korean Language Teacher/Practitioner
Won Buddhism Center for Foreigners, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Trainee Attorney
Minbyun – Lawyers for a Democratic Society, Seoul, Republic of Korea

NGO Delegate
UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Geneva, Switzerland

Lecturer
Social Welfare College, Soongsil University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Court Interpreter
Seoul Central District Court, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Member Attorney
Human Rights Committee, Seoul Bar Association, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Member Attorney
Multicultural Family Legal Support Committee, Korean Bar Association, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Member Attorney(Coordinator)
Special Committee on the International Human Rights, Korean Bar Association, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Court-appointed Attorney for Juvenile Cases
Seoul Family Court, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Legal Counsel
Korea Musician’s Union, Republic of Korea

NGO Delegate
The 29th Session of UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Court-appointed Attorney for Constitutional Court of Korea
Constitutional Court of Korea, Republic of Korea

Legal Counsel
Dreaming Tree of Multi-cultural Community, Gyonggi-do, Republic of Korea
 

  • TRAINING

Korean Language Teachers Training Program for Foreigners,
Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Refugee Legal Aid Training and Empowerment Program,
UNHCR & Dongchun, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Labor Law On-the-Job Training,
Minbyun(Labor Commitee), Seoul, Republic of Korea

Regional Complaint Training,
World Organisation Against Torture(OMCT), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

  • SKILLS

Fluent in written and spoken English and Japanese. Reading knowledge of German.
 

  • MEMBERSHIPS

Korean Bar Association
Seoul Bar Association
Minbyun – Lawyers for a Democratic Society
Korean Social Security Law Association
International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL)