Jae Choi Kim practices in the field of business law, real estate, estate planning, trust law, immigration law and probate law. Jae represents corporations, broad sectors of family owned businesses and individuals in various commercial transactions and real estate transactions and counsels closely held business entities in business succession planning. Jae also advises corporations and corporate managers and executives on business immigration matters. She is a frequent guest speaker at various organizations on topics in business and estate planning.
Before receiving her law degree, Jae worked in the private sector running a family business and in government. Her business experience includes managing, financing, negotiating business sales, real estate development and transactions, environmental remediation and compliance, and negotiating with the Internal Revenue Service on various tax matters.
In government from 1993 to 1994, Jae worked as a Staff Assistant for United States Senator Carol Moseley-Braun. She was responsible for issues concerning the State of Illinois in the areas of international trade, NAFTA, the U.S. State Department, immigration and Asian affairs. As a Staff Assistant, Jae represented the Senator at various business and constituent functions. While in government, Jae lobbied and coordinated a hearing on civil rights issues, which resulted in a publication: “Civil Rights Issues Facing Asian Americans in Metropolitan Chicago” by the Illinois Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.