Paul K. Yoon

Paul K. Yoon

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Education

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • New York Law School

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

Paul K. Yoon is a Partner at Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli & Tipton LLC and concentrates his practice in civil and criminal litigation.

As a member of the Civil Litigation team, Paul has represented numerous clients who have been injured due to the negligence or misconduct of others. With an emphasis on client satisfaction and a genuine understanding of their story and situation, Paul strives to put together a deeper level of trust and partnership with clients and helps them navigate the litigation process and obtain the compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses.

Paul is a trial attorney and his past experience includes serving as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office where he handled more than 500 cases to verdict and tried many jury and bench trials. He began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph P. Donohue of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Paul is also well experienced in government relations. Before starting his legal career, he worked as Special Assistant to Washington D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams where he assisted with the advancement of legislation and policies in partnership with the federal government, local and state governments and agencies and other organizations.

He has been recognized by Super Lawyer magazine as a Rising Star in the area of criminal defense. Paul was also designated a CUP Catalyst Change Agent by the Council of Urban Professionals which recognizes the accomplishments of leaders who simultaneously make a significant impact on their community. Paul is also a recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and has served on the Criminal Practice Committee for the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee for the New Jersey State Bar Association.

Paul has been active with numerous community service organizations. He served on the Board of Directors for the Center for Hope and Safety, Korean American Family Service Center, and the Korean American League for Civic Action. He is also a Past-President of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey and the Korean American Association of Fort Lee.

Paul lives in the Borough of Fort Lee, where he serves as Councilman and has also contributed to his community as a member of the Fort Lee Board of Adjustment. He was recently honored as Outstanding Citizen of the Year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2342.

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