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
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second 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
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association Section of Litigation
2018–Present: Chair of the Young Lawyers Subcommittee, Criminal Litigation Committee
American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
2015–2019: New York Delegate, YLD Assembly
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
Awards and Recognition
Star of the Quarter, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Spring 2017
Massachusetts Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2015–2018
From Case Law to the Courtroom: Tips for Drafting Your First Winning Motions, Crim. Litig. Comm. Newsl. (A.B.A. Sec. Litig., Chicago, Ill.), Fall 2018.
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
IvyMedia Corp. v. iLIKEBUS, Inc., 252 F. Supp. 3d 34 (D. Mass. 2017)
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)