Soyoung Yoon

Attorney

Soyoung Yoon is an associate at Schwartz Hannum PC.  Prior to joining the Firm, Soyoung worked with Beck Reed Riden LLP in Boston, where she was involved in matters pertaining to employment discrimination, non-competition agreements, commercial and business law, and school law.  Soyoung also has experience with trademark, copyright and patent issues, and dispute resolutions.

While in law school, Soyoung served as a judicial intern at the Massachusetts Appeals Court, assisting the Honorable Cynthia J. Cohen and the Honorable Fernande R. V. Duffly with appellate opinions for civil cases. Soyoung also served as a law clerk for the hearing officers at the Bureau of Special Education Appeals. Soyoung represented low to moderate-income clients through Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau Community Enterprise Clinic.

Prior to law school, Soyoung was an ABA Instructor at the Westchester Board of Collaborative Education Service in Yorktown Heights, NY (2007); a School Supervisor at Hawthorne Country Day School in Hawthorne, NY (2002-2006); Adjunct Faculty at City College, City University of New York, NY (2000-2001); and Special Education Coordinator and Special Education Teacher at the Fred S. Keller School, Yonkers, NY (1995-2001).  Soyoung has also authored several publications related to education.

BLOG POSTS

Perpetual Enrollment Agreements: Friend Or Foe?

Gender Identity: A New Challenge For Schools

Sexting News: More of It and More Prosecutions

Truth In Lending Act Obligations May Apply To Independent Schools

School Employees As Targets Of Bullying

Soyoung Yoon (2013)

Contact

syoon@shpclaw.com

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Education

  • Boston College Law School (2011)
  • Columbia University (1992, 1996, 1998)
  • Ewha Womans University, magna cum laude (1991)

Awards & Accolades

  • MATA Outstanding Student Contribution Award
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Co-Author, Amicus Brief for Sikorski v. City of Peabody

Distinctions and Certifications

  • School Administrator and Supervisor Certificate, NYS Department of Education
  • Teacher Certificate, NYS Department of Education

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts
New York


Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Related Practices

Compliance
Counseling
Education
Litigation