B.A., Princeton University; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
Judge Park was appointed to the D.C. Superior Court bench in 2019. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. After graduation from law school, Judge Park worked as an associate in the New York office of an international law firm before returning to Washington D.C. to serve as a law clerk for the Honorable Ricardo M. Urbina of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Following his clerkship, Judge Park joined the Washington D.C. office of a large law firm. In 2012, Judge Park was sworn in as an Assistant United States Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. At the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Judge Park prosecuted violent crime cases in Superior Court, specializing in child sexual and physical abuse matters, adult sexual assault, and domestic violence cases. He also served as the office’s Project Safe Child Coordinator, prosecuting child exploitation and juvenile sex trafficking matters in federal district court. Judge Park was later named Deputy Chief of the office’s Felony Trial Unit, supervising a team of Assistant United States Attorneys prosecuting felony firearms and narcotics offenses in Superior Court, before being named Deputy Chief and then the Chief of the office’s Major Crimes Unit, leading a section of two dozen prosecutors handling serious felony violent crime matters and local economic fraud cases in Superior Court. For his work as an AUSA, Judge Park was awarded the United States Attorney’s Impact Award, the FBI Washington Field Office Service Award, and several United States Attorney’s Awards for Special Achievement.