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Amber N. Kim - Associate

Amber Kim is unrelenting in her efforts to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients. Client’s testimonials reference her zeal and integrity in service of their trial litigation needs.

Amber’s primary law practice is in surety law encompassing contractor license bond and dealer motor vehicle bonds.  Significant achievements include prevailing in surety defense in bench trials and an expedited jury trial, obtaining favorable judgments in motions for summary judgment on various issues including indemnity and contractor licensing, favorable settlements after mandatory settlement conferences or mediation, and handling complex multiple contractor license bond issues and interpleaders.

Amber has been a key member of Lanak & Hanna’s several practice groups, including probate surety and creditors’ rights. Noteworthy successes in those practices: review of over a decade of subpoenaed bank records to prepare complex and ultimately approved probate accounting, obtaining judgments against successor and alter ego entities, and regularly recovering damages, losses, and attorney fees for client’s indemnity contracts. Amber was also a key member serving as second chair to Lanak & Hanna’s Principal Attorney Michael Murray, in obtaining a multi-million judgment in fraudulent transfers and a judgment creditor suit.

Amber is a member of the Church of Southland in Anaheim, serving in their food pantry and children ministry. She is a proud sponsor and participant in various charities that support finding a cure for leukemia and pediatric cancers.

Recent Blog Posts by Amber Kim

When you’re sworn in as an attorney you take an oath – and ever since I truly do strive to faithfully discharge my duties and conduct my cases with dignity, courtesy, and integrity. I am sincerely thankful to hear clients’ praise me for my professionalism and work product.


Practice Areas
  • Surety, Subrogation and Indemnity
  • Commercial Collections
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Construction Litigation
  • Probate law
B.S., University of California, Irvine, 2008
Paralegal Certificate, Santa Ana College, 2011
J.D., Western State College of Law, 2015
California, 2015
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
State Bar of California
Orange County Bar Association, Construction Law
Orange County Bar Association Community Outreach
Orange County Asian American Bar Association
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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