JIN-HO KING （金正和）
Jin-Ho King is a founding partner in Milligan Rona’s Boston office. He concentrates his practice in criminal and civil appeals and litigation. He represents individuals and organizations seeking thoughtful guidance through complex disputes, investigations, and prosecutions.
Mr. King’s wide-ranging litigation experience gives him keen insight on the issues his clients face. He has prevailed for his clients in contested jury trials and appeals in both state and federal courts. He also has particular subject-matter experience in criminal law, copyright, and civil asset forfeiture.
Prior to forming Milligan Rona, Mr. King was an associate at a small Boston-based litigation firm for several years. Mr. King has also worked as a summer associate at a large law firm in Boston, as a public defender intern with the Committee for Public Counsel Services, and as an English editor and translator for an international law firm in China and Taiwan.
Mr. King received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and his Juris Doctor with Honors from the George Washington University Law School. In law school, he served as the editor-in-chief of the George Washington International Law Review.
Mr. King speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese (中文).
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Law
- Civil Litigation
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
- The George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
- Juris Doctor with Honors
- Editor-in-Chief, The George Washington International Law Review
- Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
- Bachelor of Arts
- Major: English
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
- 2016–2018 Liaison, Death Penalty Representation Project Special Committee
- 2016–2018 Co-Chair, Criminal Justice Committee
- 2015–2017 Senior Content Editor
- American Bar Association Judicial Division
- 2016–2018 Member, Court Technology Committee
- Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Mandarin Chinese
Awards and Recognition
- Star of the Quarter, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Spring 2017
- Massachusetts Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2015–2017
- The Why and How of Motions in Limine, 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics (A.B.A. Young Law. Div., Chicago, Ill.) (2017).
- A Discussion on Prosecuting Law Enforcement, Crim. Just. Comm. Newsl. (A.B.A. Young Law. Div., Chicago, Ill.), Winter 2017, at 3.
- Rethinking Flight in a Post "Stop-and-Frisk" America, Crim. Just. Comm. Newsl. (A.B.A. Young Law. Div., Chicago, Ill.), Fall 2016, at 5.
- Moderator, Put a Plug in the Jug: Ethical and Criminal Consequences of Alcohol Abuse in the Legal Profession, 2017 Fall Conference in Denver, Colo. (A.B.A. Young. Law. Div., Chicago, Ill.) (Oct. 5, 2017).
- Panelist, ABA YLD Litigation Committee’s Litigation Week Appeals Teleconference (July 27, 2017).
Recent Published Opinions
- Commonwealth v. Firmin, 89 Mass. App. Ct. 62, 46 N.E.3d 558 (2016)
- Bradley v. Sugarbaker, 809 F.3d 8 (1st Cir. 2015)
- Commonwealth v. Cullity, 470 Mass. 1022, 25 N.E.3d 313 (2015)
- Commonwealth v. Shea, 467 Mass. 788, 7 N.E.3d 1028 (2014)