Jean Kang
Senior Associate Attorney
Expertise Overview

Jean handles a wide range of complex litigation suits arising from personal injury, negligence, errors & omission, premises liability, and property damage claims.

Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, Jean was an in-house counsel for a major insurance company and brings with her substantial experience in depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and civil trial. Jean’s previous work experiences include construction defect, bad faith/IFCA/CPA, personal injury, and insurance fraud. Prior to civil work, Jean served as a criminal deputy prosecuting attorney in King and Cowlitz County.

Jean serves as a Pro Tempore Judge and also serves as an arbitrator for parties seeking resolution of legal matters through alternative dispute resolution.

Education

Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2009
University of Washington, B.A., 2003

Professional Certification & Accolades

Member, Washington State Bar Association
Admitted, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington
Washington Leadership Institute Fellow 2017

Dedicated to issues around diversity, inclusion, and equality, Jean is active in the legal community and serves on the following boards:
Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors: Governor-Elect District 7 South
Washington Initiative for Diversity
Washington Leadership Institute: Advisory Board Member
Washington Women Lawyers State Board: VP Professional Development
Korean-American Bar Association

Practice Areas
  • Practice Area
    • Commercial Liability Defense
    • Personal Lines
    • Automotive Defense
Bar Admissions
  • Washington
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