Judge Steve Kim

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Steve Kim was appointed as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California in 2016. Prior to his appointment, Judge Kim worked as the Regional Managing Director at Stroz Friedberg, LLC. He previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. Prior to that, he was a civil litigator at Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP. Judge Kim received his B.A. in Letters, with special distinction, from the University of Oklahoma, where he was the recipient of the Carl Albert Award for the Most Distinguished Graduate in the College of Arts & Sciences. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served on the law review. Following law school, Judge Kim clerked for Circuit Judge Sidney R. Thomas of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and District Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.