Administrative Law Judge, Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings
Location: Washington, DC
Sun E. Choi is a trial attorney, litigator, and a certified mediator, licensed in MD and DC with over 20 years of trial experience. Ms. Choi’s areas of practice are criminal defense and complex family law. She is the founding member and managing partner of DC Metro Law, LLC. After obtaining her B.S. in Business from the University of Virginia and her J.D. from American University, Ms. Choi served as the first Asian Pacific American law clerk to the late Honorable Chief Judge Eugene N. Hamilton of D.C. Superior Court. Ms. Choi then became the first Asian Pacific American to serve as a prosecutor in Frederick, Maryland.
In November 2010, she became the first female fellow invited by the Ministry of Justice for the Republic of Korea to provide research and to lecture on the U.S. criminal jury system to assist Korea’s newly established jury system. In March 2016, she was appointed as an Expert Attorney Advisor by the Ministry of Gender Equality & Family, the Republic of Korea to help improve Korea’s newly established child support system. Ms. Choi’s service to the APA and non-profit community includes serving as NAPABA Vice President for Communications (2015-18), KABA-DC President (2014-16), KABA-DC Vice President (2014-16), NAPABA Solo & Small Firm Network Co-Chair (2013-15), APABA-DC Board Member and Small Firm Forum Chair (2012-16), and APABA-MD President (2009-2010). She is a mother of two daughters, a marathon runner, and a breast cancer survivor.