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Peter J. Rho Elected President of the International Association of Korean Lawyers (Overseas)

November 1, 2017 – Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey is pleased to announce that Peter Rho, a partner in the Los Angeles office, has been elected as President of International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL) - Overseas.

The IAKL’s mission is to bring together legal professionals of Korean descent or with interests in Korea throughout the world to build professional relationships and promote social justice.  The IAKL’s membership includes attorneys, judges, professors and law students from different countries, including Korea, United States, Canada, Germany, France, England, Belgium, Austria, Brazil, Argentina, China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.  The IAKL’s annual conference attracts hundreds of attorneys every year, with the recent 2017 conference in Seoul, its 25th annual conference, attracting close to 500 registrants.  The IAKL also works closely with local bar associations across the United States to jointly promote events and programs year-round.

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