Josh Ji

Associate

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Josh Ji

Josh Ji is a strategic advocate who specializes in complex litigation, particularly within the financial services industry, and has experience handling a broad range of disputes successfully. Josh has deposed and defended key witnesses, presented oral arguments, prepared expert witnesses and reports, managed discovery and law-and-motion proceedings, authored dispositive motions, prepared pre-trial filings, and negotiated settlements. He has also represented clients in binding arbitration and in trial.

In addition to protecting private client interests, Josh maintains a strong pro bono practice. After serving as lead trial counsel in a prisoner civil rights action by appointment of the US District Court for the Central District of California’s Pro Bono Civil Rights Panel, Josh was invited to speak about his successful client representation at the Orange County Federal Bar Association’s annual pro bono event. Josh also second-chaired the deposition and cross-examination of the final witness called by the State of Alabama in a two-week federal trial, and that witness’s testimony was expressly discounted in the trial court’s ruling against the State defendants.

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Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Central District of California

Education

  • UC Irvine School of Law, JD, cum laude; Notes Chair/Executive Board, UC Irvine Law Review; Faculty Award in Civil Procedure; Dean's Merit Scholar
  • University of California at Riverside, BA, cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Activities

Externships

  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Josephine L. Staton, US District Court, Central District of California

Professional Affiliations

  • Commissioner, County of Orange - Campaign Finance & Ethics (2017-Present)
  • Board Member, Orange County Bar Association (2020-Present)
  • Secretary & Treasurer, OCBA International Law Section (2020-Present)
  • President, Orange County Korean American Bar Association (2019-2020)
  • Board Member, UCI Law Alumni Association (2016-2019)

Publications

  • SARLs & Diversity Jurisdiction: Safeguarding 28 U.S.C. § 1332, 5 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1463 (2016)