Samyoul Kim

Samyoul Kim practices in the areas of commercial finance, corporate transactions, immigration and litigation.

While at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Samyoul served as the President of the Asian Law Students Association and served on the Dean’s Student Advisory Board. In addition to the Lewis Kappes Summer Associate position, Samyoul completed two legal internship positions for the New York City Transit and the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.

As a legal intern for the New York City Transit Authority, Samyoul specialized in managing operating contracts, price negotiations, and Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests. While a legal intern at the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, Samyoul worked closely with the Domestic Violence Unit and assisted with diverse legal tasks involving each step of a case, ranging from intake to resolution.

Samyoul was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised on the prairies of Edmonton, Alberta. He completed his undergraduate studies at the esteemed McGill University in Montreal.

In his free time, Samyoul enjoys playing soccer and capturing his travels with his camera. He has a passion for all things photographic, the perfect light, interesting people, and beautiful spaces. His work has appeared in numerous publications and blogs as well as a photo exhibition of cityscape and landscape photography entitled My City.

Samyoul is fluent in Korean and is proficient in French.

Bar Admissions

State - Indiana
State - New Jersey
Federal - Northern District of Indiana
Federal - Southern District of Indiana

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2019
Asian Law Students Association (ALSA), President
Dean’s Student Advisory Board, Member
Moot Court, Participant
Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Society, Member
Student Bar Association (SBA), Member
1L Experience Committee
McKinney Law Co-Rec and Men’s Recreational Soccer Team, Team Captain
McGill University, B.A., Political Science, 2015
Arts Undergraduate Society of McGill University, Head Photographer
Students Offering Support, VP Internal Affairs
McGill Association of North American Born Asians, Director of Photography
Political Bouillon, Photojournalist
F.C. Korea United, McGill Intramural Soccer, Team Captain

Recognition

Recipent of the Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence (2019)

Affiliations & Community Involvement

Asian Pacific American Bar Association, (APABA), Member
Indianapolis Art Center’s Young Professionals Group, Former Board Member