Student Fellows

  • Andrew Cha

    Andrew Cha is a second-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Born in Korea and raised in Los Angeles, Andrew has been passionate about Korea's economic and diplomatic relations with neighboring countries. Before law school, he was an entrepreneur and a co-founder of a cosmetics distribution company engaged in international trades between Korea and the United States. He is currently involved in the New Business Community Law Clinic, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, the Asian-American Law Journal, and the Berkeley Business Law Journal.

  • Hyun Jai Cho

    Hyun Cho is a fourth-year undergraduate student at UC Berkeley majoring in Political Science. A Washington D.C. native, she has been deeply passionate about multicultural law since childhood. Hyun has worked as a Legislative Intern at the IBEW for the past two years and is heavily involved with Korean-American empowerment in the Berkeley undergraduate campus, having formerly served as a Director of Community Development in the ASUC.

  • Kyung-Lee (Kelly) Go

    Kelly Go is a second-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. She moved to the U.S. from Korea as a teenager and is interested in comparative Korea-U.S. legal studies. Before law school, she was at Google working on legal technology. She is currently an editor of California Law Review and Berkeley Technology Law Journal.

  • Rebecca Ho

    Rebecca Ho is a first-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. She is interested in Korean history and culture. Prior to law school, she worked at an aerospace company as an electromagnetic engineer. She is currently involved in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and the Disability Rights Project.

  • Roger Kang

    Roger Kang is a first-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. He is interested in studying issues at the intersection of law and technology in both the U.S. and Korea. Prior to law school, he served in the U.S. Army as a Signal Officer and a Telecommunications Systems Engineer. He is currently a member of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.

  • Crystal Kim

    Crystal Kim is a third-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Before law school, she was a English-language broadcast journalist in Seoul covering issues on Korean cultural and entertainment news. Growing up in Southern California, Crystal has always been actively engaged in issues concerning the Korean American community as well as the Asian American community.

  • Jaisy Kim

    Jaisy Kim is a second-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. As a Korean American born and raised in Queens, NY, she has always been interested in the Korean culture. Due to this interest, she attained a minors in Korean Studies at SUNY Stony Brook University. Prior to law school, Jaisy was a U.S Army Field Artillery Officer and still serves as an active duty Army Officer. She is currently the treasurer for Military and Veterans at Berkeley Law and a member of the Veterans Law Practicum.

  • Jeongsoo (Ron) Kim

    Jeongsoo (Ron) is a second-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Due to his immigration background and his undergraduate studies, he has been interested in Korea’s economic and diplomatic standing in the international community. Prior to law school, he worked in commercial real estate in Dallas, Texas. He is currently involved in the Asian American Law Journal and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.

  • Sharon Kim

    Sharon Kim is a second-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Growing up in Southern California, Sharon has been passionate about issues concerning the Korean American and Asian American community. At Stanford University, she was President of the Korean Students Association. Prior to law school, she worked at the White House Domestic Policy Council and conducted data and policy analysis for the Department of Justice. She is currently Co-Chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and an editor of California Law Review.

  • Elisa Lee

    Elisa Lee is a first-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. She is interested in various topics regarding the Korean American and Asian American communities. She is currently a member of the article editing team at the Asian American Law Journal.

  • Sooyeon Lee

    Sooyeon Lee is a first-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, she is interested in exploring ways the Korean legal system could be improved. Prior to law school, she worked for the International Division of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board as a student intern. She is currently a member of the Berkeley Journal of International Law, the Asian American Law Journal, and the International Human Rights Workshop.

  • Sora Park

    Sora Park is a third-year student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Born and raised in Southern California, Sora has always been passionate about issues concerning the Korean American and Asian American communities. She currently serves as a Senior Articles Editor of the Asian American Law Journal at Berkeley Law.

  • Sirdong Shin

    Sirdong Shin is a third-year student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Having served in the Republic of Korea Army from 2016 to 2018, Sirdong became interested in the inter-Korea relations as well as South Korea’s shifting political landscape brought about by the leftwing populists’ rise to power in 2017. Before coming to law school, Sirdong worked at a non-profit organization in which he assisted in developing antimicrobial sediment water filters using appropriate technology. He is a current member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.

  • Young Ung (David) Song

    David Song is a second-year law student at UC Berkeley, School of Law. Born in and moved to various locations within and outside of Korea, David has been interested in Korea’s future economic and international prospects, especially in regards to reunification with North Korea.
    Before law school, David worked as a barista. He is currently involved at the Asian American Law Journal, Homelessness Service Project, Federalist Society, and the ADR Team.