Haejin A. Shim

Trustee

 

Haejin A. Shim is founder and president of Shim & Associates, P.C. and an attorney practicing civil litigation and business law in New York City. Haejin received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Urban Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University and her Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, where she was the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Policy and a BLSPI fellow.

Since 2002, Haejin has served International Justice Mission, a non-profit organization that protects the poor from violence in the developing world, in various volunteer capacities. Since 2010, Haejin has also served on the board of directors of Open Hands Legal Services, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides free legal services to the poor in NYC. Since 2012, Haejin has also served on the board of directors of the Father’s Heart Ministries, a non-profit organization that helps the poor move from dependency to dignity.

Haejin is an active member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in NYC and a Gotham Fellow of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work. Haejin has co-led  three month Vocational Intensives courses for lawyers and entrepreneurs and the short-term mission teams to South Africa and India.

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