Janet E. Hong
Janet is a very experienced trial attorney, having tried over 40 cases to jury verdict in California and New York. She started her career as a public defender, representing people with very little means who were facing dire consequences in court. She eventually left her career as a public defender to become a plaintiff’s employment attorney suing big companies for workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, and wage and hour violations. She is a graduate of the CAALA Plaintiff’s Trial Academy.
Janet graduated from Columbia University with high honors with a B.A. in African American Studies. She went on to USC Law School where she became President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and competed in the Hale Moot Court Honors Program. She currently holds a position as a part-time lecturer at UC Irvine Law School and regularly volunteers as a judge in local college mock trial competitions.
As a member of the Executive Committee of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and active member of the California Lawyers Association, Janet prioritizes giving back to the community. She is a founding board member of The KW Lee Center for Leadership, a youth leadership program in Koreatown that trains high school and college students in the art of community organizing.
Janet is recognized as a SuperLawyer and has been named by The Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 Women Lawyers in California. She is a world traveler having been to all seven continents and is a two-time Ironman Finisher.
The law firm Cheong & Denove provides legal services to clients throughout Southern California including the cities and counties of Anaheim, Bakersfield, Beverly Hills, Chula Vista, Garden Grove, Glendale, Inglewood, Irvine, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Murrieta, Newport Beach, Oceanside, Oxnard, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Santa Ana, Temecula, Van Nuys, Kern County, Imperial County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County and Ventura County.
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