Young Mee Jun
Young Mee Jun, JD, LMSW
Serving Clients in New York City and the New York Metropolitan Area
Young Mee concentrates her practice in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Medicaid Planning, and she leads in the firm’s newest service — Care Advocacy. Young Mee is also a New York State licensed social worker who has dedicated the past 20 years advocating for the rights and quality of life for the elderly with chronic illness and dementia and their caregivers. Her transition to the legal field of Elder Law was a natural one. Young Mee is passionate about protecting the rights of our most vulnerable population and, importantly, caring for the caregivers. Young Mee worked as the director of a community long term care program for over ten years; prior to that position, Young Mee was a director of the social services department for a skilled nursing facility. Her experience with both the institutional and community based long term care systems equipped her with unique knowledge and the ability to understand the inner workings of our complex health care system. Young Mee also volunteered as one of the leaders of a support group for caregivers of dementia patients for many years.
Young Mee Jun earned her JD from New York Law School with a concentration on Elder Law. She was the president of the NAELA Chapter at New York Law School and facilitated numerous educational programs on various elder care issues. Young Mee was certified as a Court Evaluator and served in that capacity for an Article 81 Guardianship matter while going to law school. She remains certified for appointment as a Court Evaluator under Part 36 of the New York State Unified Court System. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Hunter College of the City of New York and Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from New York University (BSW).
Young Mee is a Member of the New York State Bar Association in the Elder Law and Special Needs Section, and Trust and Estate Section. She is also a Member of the New York Women’s Bar Association in the Elder Law committee, a Member of the New York City Bar Association, and a Member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) New York Chapter. Additionally, Young Mee is a Member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York.
Young Mee Jun is fluent in Korean. She and her husband are authentic “foodies”. Young Mee recently discovered the culinary delights of the Hudson Valley, where she is renovating a family home, as family is everything to Young Mee.
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