Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Maryland

Featured Member - 4-17

Sun E. Choi


Sun E. Choi is a trial attorney, litigator and certified mediator, licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Ms. Choi earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce and her Juris Doctor at American University, the Washington College of Law.  Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Choi served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable Eugene N. Hamilton, former Chief Judge of D.C. Superior Court, in Washington D.C. Following her clerkship, Ms. Choi entered private practice in Washington DC area firms focusing on Family Law and Criminal Defense. 

Years later, Ms. Choi became a Prosecutor for the State’s Attorney’s Office for Frederick County, Maryland.  After several years, Ms. Choi re-entered private practice as the principal founder of the Metropolitan Law Group, LLC in 2003. In 2011, Ms. Choi was the first female fellow, invited by the Ministry of Justice for the Republic of Korea, to lecture and provide research at the Legal Research and Training Institute. During her 8 month fellowship, Ms. Choi provided lectures to senior public prosecutors regarding the U.S. Criminal Jury System. While living and working in Korea, Ms. Choi continued to manage her practice and assist her clients.  In 2016, Ms. Choi opened DC Metro Law, LLC, a boutique firm that focusing in the areas of complex domestic and family law, criminal defense, serious traffic, juvenile law and wills. 

Ms. Choi has been active in various bar associations.  She was the former President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of MD (APABA-MD).  Currently, Ms. Choi serves as the Vice President of Communications for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), the President of the Korean American Bar Association of DC (KABA-DC). Ms. Choi is mother of two and a marathon pace coach. 

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