Associate Pio Yoon

Chanwon (Pio) Yoon – Associate

Chanwon (Pio) Yoon joined Cramer & Anderson in May 2020 as a Litigation Associate after graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He took the Connecticut Bar Exam in October and awaits reporting of the results in December.

Pio is based in the firm’s Litchfield office, working with Partners Kent Mancini and Perley Grimes, as well as Partner Chris Sochacki, who is serving as his mentor.

He comes to Cramer & Anderson with significant experience, including serving as a legal intern at the UConn School Of Law Asylum and Human Rights Clinic in Hartford.

Pio was a Summer Associate with Pullman & Comley in Bridgeport in 2019, and in the summer of 2018 he divided his time between roles as a Summer Associate with Shipman & Goodwin in Hartford and a Law Clerk with The Hartford insurance company.

In 2006, Pio came to the U.S. from South Korea with his family and relied on counsel from an immigration attorney that hindered the process. As a result, Pio and his sister were separated from their mother for nine months.

That experience inspired him to take up legal studies and become a trusted interpreter of the law for others.

Pio also completed an internship in Hartford family court before law school, and there he honed his skills in serving as a bridge between the law and legal proceedings and clients’ need for a clear and simple understanding of matters. After listening to child support order cases, he would help defendants understand what the judge was ordering and how to best comply.

He deepened those interpretive skills while working at the UConn Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, and continues to translate the importance of news about legal and Constitutional issues for members of his family, breaking down reports and commentary into lay language that is clear and easy to understand.

Outside the office, Pio enjoys weightlifting at the gym, cooking, and watching football. He lives in Farmington.

 

Education:

  • University of Connecticut, (B.A., 2017)
    Political Science, magna cum laude
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, (J.D., 2020)

Bar Admissions:

  • Pending
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