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Matthew InSoo Oh

Matthew InSoo Oh, Korean lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1982, New York 1988, District of Columbia 1989. Fulbright fellow Fulbright Commission, Seoul, 1971; recipient Yogi Berra award, Ramsey County Bar Association.

Background

  • Oh, Matthew InSoo was born on August 5, 1938 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Son of Young Whan and Jeom-soon (Kim) Oh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, Seoul National University, 1963. Master of Laws, Seoul National University, 1968. Master of Laws, Columbia University, 1972.

      Juris Doctor, William Mitchell College Law, St. Paul, 1982.

    Career

    • Senior planning researcher Ministry of Construction, Seoul, 1968-1971. Planner Altamaha, Georgia Regional Planning Commission, 1972-1974. Sole practice St. Paul, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1982, New York 1988, District of Columbia 1989.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member North Korea Human Rights Project, Minneapolis, 1985-1987. Chairman State of Minnesota Council on Asian-Pacific Relations, St. Paul, 1985-1986. Vice president Minnesota Asian Advocacy Coalition, St. Paul, 1983-1985.

    Board directors Urban Concern Workshop, Inc., St. Paul, 1985-1986. Member District of Columbia Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Young Ok, May 24, 1973. Children: John Z., Amy J.
    • father: Young Whan Oh
    • mother: Jeom-soon (Kim) Oh
    • spouse: Young Ok
    • children: John Z. Oh
    • Amy J. Oh
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    Born August 5, 1938
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