When choosing an attorney, an extremely important question to consider is this: is my lawyer familiar with the type of case I have? Judy Kim is experienced in handling a wide variety of charges and has had numerous successes in all types of criminal cases.

We’ve included a brief sampling of Judy’s recent track record below. Questions about whether she can handle your case? Give her a call!

February 2017

Possession of Methamphetamine With Intent to Distribute, two counts of Possession of Methamphetamine , two counts of Possession and Use of Drug Related Objects and Failure to Appear Felony – dismissed. Client faced between 5 to 30 years on the possession of methamphetamine with intent charge, 2 to 15 years on the Possession of Methamphetamine (per charge) and up to twelve months on the Possession of Drug Related Objects.

January 2017

Client charged with Terroristic Threats and Acts and Possession of Firearm or Knife During Commission of a Felony – dismissed with Anger Management Classes and Alcohol Drug Evaluation and Treatment if necessary. Client faced 1 to 10 years and a fine up to $5,000.00 on the Terroristic Threats charge and 5 years consecutive on the Possession of Firearm or Knife charge.

Client was on 1st Offender Felony probation with three years left. He was able to keep his first offender and be reinstated on probation. Faced a possible felony conviction if the judge revoked his 1st Offender and prison time. Also, he was reinstated back to probation.

Theft by Shoplifting – dismissed through diversion. Client faced up to 12 months in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000.00.

Theft by Taking Felony – employee related theft. Dismissed upon payment of restitution.

Driving with Suspended License – client faced up to 12 months in jail, fine of up to $1,000.00 and 12 months license suspension. Dismissed.

Two counts of Hindering Person Making Emergency Telephone Call and two counts of Simple Battery – Family Violence – dismissed. Client faced up to 48 months in jail and/or a fine of up to $4,000.00.

September 2016

Misdemeanor shoplifting reduced to city ordinance (nothing on client’s record).  Client had multiple prior felonies but was still able to reduce.  Client looked at a possible 12 months in custody on the original charge and up to a $1,000.00 fine.  Negotiated 24 hrs community service and a $300.00 fine.

August 2016

Driving while License Suspended.- Client looked at 12 months probation, up to a $1,000.00 fine and possible license suspension.  Result:  Reduced to Basic Rules (nothing shows on the client’s record) and $150.00 fine.

Felony Theft by Deception – Client looked at 1 – 5 years.  Reduced to misdemeanor Reckless Conduct.  Client given 12 months probation, 100 hours community service and values clarification class.  Early termination of probation allowed.  Client had used his First Offender on a prior felony.

Criminal Attempt to Commit Armed Robbery (2 counts), Aggravated Battery, Obstruction of Law Enforcement Officer and Possession of Knife During Commission of a Felony – Client faced up to forty (40) years in custody. Client given 10 years with 6 months in patient rehab. at a local facility.

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (4 counts) and Possession of Firearm During Commission of a Felony (2 counts) reduced to misdemeanor Simple Assault.

Driving with License Suspended and Defective Headlights – Nolle Prossed.

Forgery 1st Degree and Obtaining Dangerous Drugs by Fraud – Client faced up to 1 to 15 years and a possible 12 months on the misdemeanor.  Client given diversion with final result of dismissal.

March 2016

DUI Less Safe – Drugs – Under 21 years old, Possession of Marijuana Less Than an Ounce, Speeding reduced to Reckless Driving, all other charges dismissed. Client looked at possible 36 months in custody and/or $3,000.00 in fines plus mandatory license suspension.

DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving (traffic charge). Original charges were Speeding, Failure to Maintain Lane and DUI. Client blew on the scene .118 (legal limit is .08). Client faced up to 12 months in jail and/or fine of up to $1,000.00.

Client faced Battery Family Violence, Simple Battery and Disorderly Conduct. Client looked at a total of 36 months in jail and a fine of up to $3,000.00 (maximums). Case dismissed.

Simple Assault and Criminal Trespass – Dismissed through PTI. Client looked at total of up to 24 months and/or fine of up to $2,000.00.

February 2016

DUI – 3rd reduced to Reckless Driving. Client looked at substantial jail time, loss of license but no jail and no suspension. Reduced to Traffic Ticket.

2nd Minor in Possession reduced to city ordinance disorderly conduct. Client looked at loss of license and possible jail time – Fine and Class.

Hearing – Client deemed incompetent due to severe paranoid schizophrenia.  ADA wanted client committed to state facility.  We asked for outpatient with community outreach program because client has no insurance.  Judge granted our motion.

Aggravated assault and family violence plus additional charge of Criminal Attempt at possession of Weapon by Convicted Felon – Dismissed

Probation Warrant – Client looked at possible revocation with substantial prison time – Probation Warrant Lifted

December 2015
Felony – Trafficking Cocaine – Dismissed
Felony – Possession with Intent to Sell to Undercover while on Federal Felony probation – Six months sentence with work release (Defendant given 18 hours a day outside of the jail to work)
Housing Code Violation – Dismissed
Sale of Alcohol to Minors – Dismissed
Felony Willful Obstruction of Law Enforcement Officer by Use or Threats or Violence, Reckless Conduct by HIV Infected Person, Loitering and Prowling, 2 counts of Misdemeanor Willful Obstruction of Law Enforcement Officers and 2 counts of Simple Battery against Police Officer – Reduced to one count of Misdemeanor Obstruction.  My client was the only one who received a misdemeanor.  All other defendants plead to felonies.

July 2015
Felony Theft by Deception – Dismissed
Aggravated Assault and Armed Robbery – Reduced to Robbery by Snatching
Concealment of Property – Dismissed

June 2015
Possession of Cocaine – Dismissed (client had an extensive criminal background)
Family Violence Battery – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Marijuana – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Marijuana – Dismissed

May 2015
Armed Robbery (2 counts) – Reduced to Robbery, First Offender Treatment (no felony conviction) and 3 years to serve parolable – Was facing 20 to 40 years (non parolable) and a felony conviction
Forgery in the 1st Degree – Dismissed

April 2015
Theft by Receiving (felony) – Dismissed
Aggravated Assault – Reduced to Battery and Reckless Conduct
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Burglary- Reduced to Criminal Trespass
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed
Aggravated Stalking – Dismissed
Hit and Run – Dismissed
Meeting with investigating detective on possible gun trafficking – No charges filed

March 2015
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Reckless Driving – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Conditional Discharge
Felony Financial Transaction Fraud – Dismissed
Aggravated Assault – Domestic Case – Dismissed Pre Indictment
Speeding 2nd Offense – Reduced to Basic Rules (Too Fast For Conditions) – Same as a dismissal
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Speeding – Reduced to Basic Rules – Same as a dismissal
Marijuana Possession and Speeding – Dismissed

February 2015
Theft by Deception – Dismissed pre-indictment
Felony Theft by Taking – Felony and Computer Trespass – Dismissed pre Indictment – College Student
Family Violence Battery (2 counts), Simple Battery and Disorderly Conduct – Dismissed

January 2015
Speeding – CDL driver – Dismissed
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed

December 2014
DUI Vehicular Homicide – Reduced to probation and one year in rehab
Terroristic Threat – Dismissed Pre-Indictment

October 2014
Family Violence Battery – Reduced to Disorderly Conduct with Anger Management and Community Service
Public Intoxication – Dismissed – after 6 months, community service and alcohol and drug evaluation

September 2014
Warrant Application Hearing – Theft by Deception – Dismissed after hearing
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed

August 2014
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed
Warrant Application Hearing – Shoplifting – Dismissed after hearing
Misdemeanor Family Violence Battery – Reduced to Disorderly Conduct

July 2014
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving

June 2014
Misdemeanor Family Violence Battery – Reduced to Disorderly Conduct
Felony Shoplifting – Dismissed
Hit and Run – Reduced to Failure to Report an Accident
Felony Probation Violation – Reinstated after 3rd violation
Juvenile – Battery – Dismissed
Battery (2 charges) and Simple Battery (2 charges) – Dismissed

May 2014
Aggravated Assault – Domestic Dispute – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed
Felony Aggravated Battery – Reduced to Disorderly Conduct and Battery
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed
Felony Abuse of Elderly and Simple Battery – Dismissed
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving

April 2014
Aggravated Assault – Domestic Dispute – Involving a Knife – Dismissed
Public Urination and Indecent Exposure – Dismissed
Robbery by Snatching and Criminal Trespass – Dismissed
Felony Theft by Taking – Dismissed
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Battery Family Violence – Dismissed

January 2014
Battery (2 charges) and Simple Battery (2 charges) – Dismissed

March 2013
Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device; Failure to Maintain Lane; Driving Without License on Person; & DUI – Dismissed

February 2013
Marijuana Possession by Minor – Dismissed
Speeding – Reduced to Same as a Dismissal
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Marijuana Misdemeanor Possession by Juvenile – Dismissed
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving

January 2013
Disorderly Conduct – Dismissed
Fleeing and Eluding, Marijuana Possession and Maintaining a Dive – Dismissed
Felony Terroristic Threats – Reduced to Misdemeanor Harassing Phone Calls
Speeding and Reckless Driving – Dismissed
DUI – Dismissed
Misdemeanor shoplifting – Dismissed
Felony Terroristic Threats – Dismissed
Expired Registration – Dismissed
Speeding – Dismissed

December 2012
Speeding – Dismissed
Failure to Maintain Lane – Dismissed
Felony shoplifting – Dismissed
Misdemeanor shoplifting – Dismissed
Felony Theft By Taking – Dismissed
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Simple Battery – Dismissed

November 2012
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed
Speeding & Suspended Registration – Dismissed
Improper Stopping – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Affray, 3 Counts of Aggravated Assault, 2 Counts of Cruelty to Children (3rd Degree) – Dismissed through pre-trial intervention
Stop Sign Violation – Dismissed
Entering Auto – Reduced to Criminal Trespassing
Fraud and Financial Transaction Card Theft – Dismissed
Speeding (92 in a 55) – Reduced to the same as a dismissal and no super speeder charge

October 2012
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Rape, Aggravated Sodomy & False Imprisonment – Facing 25 to Life – 3-Day Jury Trial – Unanimous Not Guilty
DUI (went to trial) – Dismissed
Disorderly While Under the Influence – Dismissed
Theft by Taking & Forgery – Reduced to Felony First Offender & Probation
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Reduced to Conditional Discharge
Robbery – Dead Docket
Felony Theft by Taking – Dismissed
Solicitation for Prostitution – Reduced to a City Ordinance (no record)
No Tag/Expired License – Dismissed
Aggravated Assault – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed
Underage Speeding – Dismissed
Drug Trafficking (with two prior Probation Violations) – Probation, no jail time
Following too Closely (accident case) – Dismissed
Public Drunkenness & 2 Charges of Obstruction – Dismissed
Felony Aggravated Assault – Reduced to Misdemeanor Reckless Conduct

September 2012
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Aggravated Assault – Reduced to Simple Battery
Felony Theft by Taking – Dismissed
Misdemeanor Obstruction of an Officer & Possession of Marijuana – Reduced to Disorderly Conduct
Possession of Alcohol While Serving to a Minor – Dismissed
Simple Battery – Dismissed
Simple Battery – Dismissed
Speeding (80 in a 55 zone) – Dismissed
TPO, Domestic Family Violence & Battery – Dismissed
Hit & Run – Reached an agreement where client was not charged
Probation Revocation Violation – 2 years reduced to 6 months
Public Intoxication – Dismissed

August 2012
Two Charges Suspended License – Reduced fine, reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record
Probation Revocation – Agreement reached in which client was able to keep First Offender status
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed
Speeding – Dismissed
Speeding – Dismissed
Battery Family Violence, Simple Battery – Dismissed
CDL Driver Charged with Improper Lane Change (with accident) – Reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record
Felony Intent to Distribute Drugs – Reduced to Misdemeanor
Card Fraud – Dismissed
Speeding – Reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed

July 2012
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Misdemeanor Shoplifting – Dismissed
Domestic Family Violence Battery – Dismissed
Following Too Closely (accident case, CDL license holder) – Reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record

June 2012
Misdemeanor Reckless Conduct – Dismissed
Felony Aggravated Stalking & Simple Battery – Dismissed
DUI – Reduced to Reckless Driving
Speeding – Reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record

May 2012
Speeding – Reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record
Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession – Dismissed
Felony Theft by Conversion – Dismissed
Following Too Closely (accident case) – Reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record
Minor Speeding Charge – Reduced to a charge that results in no points on client’s license and no record