History

2016
  • 09.29~10.02

    The 24th Annual Conference is held at the JW Marriott Hotel,
    Washington D.C. Mi Hwa Chung is elected as the Korean President.

2015
  • 09.17~09.20

    The 23rd Annual Conference is held at Yonsei University, Seoul

    Lisa J. Yang is elected as the Overseas president

2014
  • 10.02~10.05

    The 22nd Annual Conference is held in New York, United States

    Byoung Seon Choe is elected as the Korea President

2013
  • 09.26~09.29

    The 21st Annual Conference is held at Korea University, Seoul

    Peter H. Kang is elected as the Overseas President

2012
  • 09.13~09.16

    The 20th Annual Conference is held in Los Angeles, United States

    Young-Hill Liew is elected as the Korea President

2011
  • 09.29~10.02

    The 19th Annual Conference is held at Ewha Womans University, Seoul

    Phillip F. Shinn is elected as the Overseas President

2010
  • 09.23~09.25

    The 18th Annual Conference is held in Chicago, United States

    Moon Hyun Cho is elected as the Korea President

2009
  • 10.22~10.25

    The 17th Annual Conference is held at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul

    Frederick S. Chung is elected as the Overseas President

2008
  • 09.11~09.13

    The 16th Annual Conference is held in Philadelphia, United States

    Dae Yun Cho is elected as the Korea President

2007
  • 10.31

    IAKL Korea is granted the status of a public interest organization by the Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • 10.12~10.13

    The 15th Annual Conference is held at Konkuk University, Seoul

    Catharina Y. Min is elected as the Overseas President

2006
  • 08.24~08.26

    The 14th Annual Conference is held in Seattle, United States

    Hong Oo Baak is elected as the Korea President

2005
  • 10.07~10.08

    The 13th Annual Conference is held in Kyoto, Japan

    Kenneth Cho is elected as the Overseas President

2004
  • 09.24~09.25

    The 12th Annual Conference is held in San Francisco, United States

    Chang Rok Woo is elected as the Korea President

2003
  • 10.10~10.11

    The 11th Annual Conference is held at the Judicial Research and Training Institute, Seoul

    Charles M. Yoon is elected as the Overseas President

2002
  • 08.02~08.03

    The 10th Annual Conference is held in Hawaii, United States
    (hosted by the Korea American Bar Association Hawaii)

    IAKL’s Korea name is decided as “세계한인변호사회”

    Bong Soo Kang is elected as the Korea President

2001
  • 10.12~10.13

    The 9th Annual Conference is held in Seoul, Korea
    (co-hosted by the Korea Ministry of Justice and Korea International Trade Association)

    Samuel Chung is elected as the Overseas President

2000
  • 07.28~07.30

    The 8th Annual Conference is held in New York, United States
    (hosted by Korea American Lawyers Association of Greater New York)

1999
  • 10.08~10.09

    The 7th Annual Conference is held in Seoul, Korea
    (co-hosted by the Korea Ministry of Justice)

    Pyung-Woo Kim is elected as the Korea President

    Grant L. Kim is elected as the Overseas President

1998
  • 08.14~08.15

    The 6th Annual Conference is held in Los Angeles, United States
    (hosted by the Korea American Bar Association of Southern California)

1997
  • 08.01~08.02

    The 5th Annual Conference is held in Seattle, United States
    (hosted by the Korea American Bar Association of Washington)

    Woong Shik Shin is elected as the Korea President

    Ken Kwangho Lee is elected as the Overseas President

1995
  • 08.04~08.05

    The 4th Annual Conference is held in Chicago, United States
    (hosted by the Korea American Bar Association of Illinois)

    Young Wook Lee is elected as the Korea President

    Kie-Young Shim is elected as the Overseas President

1993
  • 07.30~07.31

    The 3rd Annual Conference is held in San Francisco, United States
    (hosted by the Korea American Bar Association of Northern California)

    IAKL is functionally separated into Korea and Overseas Chapters

    Young Wook Lee is elected as the first Korea President, and
    Hong Ki Kim is elected as the first Overseas President

1991
  • 07.07~07.08

    The 2nd Annual Conference is held in Los Angeles, United States
    (hosted by the Korea American Bar Association of Southern California)

    Jung Ho Ham is elected as the President

1988
  • 06.25

    The 1st Annual Conference is held in New York, United States

    The meeting is named as the “International Association of Korea Lawyers”

    Chang Wook Kim is elected as the first President

1987
  • 06.25

    Lawyers from Korea and lawyers of Korea descent attending an international conference on Contributions of Law to World Peace in Seoul agrees to form an organization, to promote communication and friendship among Korea lawyers worldwide