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YOUNG KON CHO / Partner

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Biography

Young Kon Cho is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC. He has years of experience at the various levels of public prosecutor’s offices across the nation. In 2009, he was promoted to Chief of the Human Rights Bureau at the Ministry of Justice and then to Chief Prosecutor. After being the Chief Prosecutor of Violent Crimes Department and the Chief Prosecutor of the Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office, from 2011, he served as the Chief Prosecutor of Ulsan District Prosecutor’s Office and Daegu District Prosecutor’s Office. Cho left the public office on November 2013, serving lastly as the Chief Prosecutor at the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office.
Cho is acclaimed for his investigative skills he has shown when he was Head of Narcotics and Organized Crime Department of Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office. He conducted many large-scale investigations on corporate crime, corruption of public office, and securities crimes in a balanced and bold manner as the Chief Prosecutor of Central District Prosecutor’s Office. Above all, Cho is an investigations expert equipped with a wide range of experience in the fields of public security, special crime, corporate finance, and more.

Education

1983
Seoul National University Graduate School of Law
1981
Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.

Experience

2018-present
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2014-18
Managing Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2015-present
Statutory Auditor, Korea Crime Prevention Foundation
2013
Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office
2012-13
Chief Prosecutor, Daegu District Prosecutor’s Office
2011-12
Chief Prosecutor, Ulsan District Prosecutor’s Office
2009-11
Chief, Violent Crimes Department, Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office
2009
Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Daejeon High Prosecutor’s Office
2009
Prosecutor, Seoul High Prosecutor’s Office (Nominated as Chief of the Human Rights Bureau at the Ministry of Justice)
2008-09
Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Uijeonbu District Prosecutor’s Office
2007-08
The Second Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor’s Office
2006-07
Chief Prosecutor, Chuncheon District Public Prosecutor’s Office Wonju Branch
2005-06
Senior Prosecutor, Narcotics and Organized Crime Department, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office
2004-05
Senior Prosecutor, Criminal Department 3, Suwon District Public Prosecutor’s Office
2003-04
Managing Prosecutor, Violent Crimes Department, Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office
2002-03
Senior Prosecutor, Busan District Public Prosecutor’s Office
2000-02
Deputy Senior Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office
1999-00
Chief Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor’s Office Uiseong Branch
1999
Prosecutor, Daegu High Prosecutor’s Office
1997-99
Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor’s Office
1994-97
Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office
1993-94
Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor's Office Kimcheon Branch
1991-93
Prosecutor, Busan District Public Prosecutor’s Office

Publications

  1. “Study on Contempt of Court” (LL. M.)

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  • 1987 Korea

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  • Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese

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