In the Matter of Stephen Young Kang

On August 1, 2018, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment of disbarment against Houston attorney Stephen Young Kang, 49, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24007465. On November 6, 2015 Mr. Kang pled guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion, Intentional Crimes as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in United States of America v. Stephen Young Kang, Cause No.15-478(A)-GW and was sentenced to 63 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $8,765,834.24. On August 1, 2016, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a default interlocutory order of suspension against Mr. Kang while he appealed his criminal conviction. On February 9, 2018 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dismissed his appeal and issued its mandate on March 5, 2018. BODA cause number 57701.

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Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Docket Date: 
Friday, July 27, 2018
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