Vice Minister of Justice

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Basic Information
Name in Full LEE Keum-ro
Education 1983 Graduated from Cheongju Shinheung High School
1987 LL.B. College of Law, Korea University
2003 M.A. Graduate School of Public Policy,
Hanyang University
Qualifications
- Passed the 30th National Bar Exam
Key Services and Appointments
1994 Prosecutor, Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors’ Office
1996 Prosecutor, Gangneung Branch of Chuncheon District Prosecutors’ Office
1998 Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office
2000 Prosecution Research Officer, Supreme Prosecutors’ Office
2002 Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office
2003 Vice Director, Gwangju District Prosecutors’ Office
2004 Vice Director, Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office
2007 Director, Criminal Department 6, Seoul Northern District Prosecutors’ Office
2008 Director, Public Security Affairs Division, Ministry of Justice
2009 Director, Criminal Department 4, Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office
Sep. 2009 Legal Specialist, Legislation and Judiciary Committee, General Assembly
Sep. 2011 Chief Officer, Office of Investigation Planning, Supreme Prosecutors’ Office
Jul. 2012 2nd Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office
Apr. 2013 1st Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Daegu High Prosecutors’ Office
Dec. 2013 Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Daejeon High Prosecutors’ Office
Feb. 2015 Director General, Planning & Coordination Department, Supreme Prosecutors’ Office
Dec. 2015 Chief Prosecutor, Incheon District Prosecutors’ Office
May. 2017 ~ Present Vice Minister, Ministry of Justice