Criminal Defense Team

Criminal convictions may led to, in many cases, a major change to your life.  You may receive time in jail, high fines, loss of licenses and lasting reputational damage.  In these cases, the most important choice is, often, the choice of your attorney. 

 

Our Criminal Defense Team has won for client's dismissals, not guilty verdicts, suspended jail sentences and has settled numerous matters outside of court.  We, solely, work on criminal defense matters in New York, Hong Kong and Korea.  We, also, assist on some U.S. Military Court Martial held in the Asian region. 

Korean Criminal Defense Team

IPG’s Korean Criminal Defense Team is led by a leading Korean criminal defense attorney – retired Judge SJ Kook.  Judge Kook, to date, has earned, for clients, over 60 not guilty verdicts in Korea.  He works on many Korean criminal matters with Sean Hayes, a retired prosecutor and internationally-experienced Korean attorneys.  Hiring proactive, connected and respected lawyer in Korea is essential in all matters where you have or may be accused of a crime.  

New York Criminal Defense Team

Our New York Criminal Defense Team is led by a retired New York police detective.  We have garnered for clients not guilty verdicts and have taken numerous cases through to trial.  Our New York Criminal Defense Team works, often, with other Asian-based teams in order to provide defense work in, often, allegations of complex business crimes.

 

Hong Kong Criminal Defense Team

Our Hong Kong Criminal Defense Team is led by a leading international attorney.  We have earned for client's dismissals, not guilty verdicts and have taken cases through to trial.  Our Hong Kong Criminal Defense Team works, often, with other Asian-based teams in order to provide defense work in, often, allegations of complex business crimes.  

 

We are proud to service corporate executives, soldiers/military officers, and individuals living and working in Korea, New York and Hong Kong.

Please Contact US​ and discuss your matter with an attorney in order to see how IPG can assist you in a pending or potential dispute. 

Experience

  • Pro Bono: Not guilty verdict for an American military officer charged with the crime of rape in Korea. 

  • Not guilty verdicts for two employees of a major American defense company in a criminal prosecution in Korea. 

  • Not guilty verdict for an employee of an American defense contractor in a sexual assault case.

  • Obtained a suspended jail sentence for an employee of a company convicted of the illegal import of diamonds into Korea.

  • Not guilty verdict for a president of a company charged with the misappropriation of funds.

  • Obtained over 60 not guilty verdicts and numerous suspended jail sentences.