Won M. Park is a member of the firm’s Professional Liability Group.  For almost two decades, he has focused on representing professionals – attorneys, real estate brokers, escrow officers, and insurance brokers.  Mr. Park’s legal malpractice cases have arisen out of disputes over partnership, business, and real property matters, as well as marital dissolutions, health care, international law, and trusts and estates.  He has handled State Bar disciplinary hearings, federal contempt hearings, fee disputes, and audits.

Mr. Park’s substantial work outside the professional liability arena centers on complex civil litigation, including commercial and contract disputes, business torts, real estate matters, and insurance and bad faith litigation, from inception through appeal.  He was successful appellate counsel in two published decisions.  

Won regularly speaks and presents to professionals and clients in his areas of expertise, including legal ethics and risk management issues.

He is actively involved in charitable organizations and is an avid sports fan.  Won Park is also an amateur vintner who produces his own wine, Cabernet Sauvignwon.

Education

J.D., University of San Diego, School of Law, 1997.
     Cum Laude.
     Order of the Coif.
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1994.

Bar & Professional Memberships

The State Bar of California.

Practice Areas

Labor & Employment
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Professional Liability

The attorneys of Gipson Hoffman & Pancione have engaged in a wide range of critical legal matters in service to their clients.  The following are representative of the work and accomplishments of attorney Won M. Park:

  • Successfully convinced California Court of Appeal to reverse trial court’s order compelling disclosure of client’s private personal information.
  • Successfully persuaded California Court of Appeal to affirm trial court’s order granting summary judgment on behalf of insurance company client in Baroco West, Inc. v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 110 Cal. App. 4th 96 (2003).
  • Obtained dismissal of contractor client following filing of Respondent’s Brief in California Court of Appeal, which argued doctrine of work-product protection and exceptions thereto should not be read into mediation privilege.  The California Supreme Court adopted the position in Rojas v. Sup. Ct. (Coffin), 33 Cal. 4th 407 (2004).