Dr. Yonghwan Choung

Dr. Yonghwan Choung

Associate Professor & Assistant Dean

J.D. (Yeungnam University);

LL.M. (Southern Methodist University);

LL.M.; S.J.D. (Indiana University)

: ychoung@jgu.edu.in

Dr. Yonghwan Choung obtained a LL.M. degree from Indiana University, Maurer School of Law in the year 2013 with a thesis on the subject of economic persecution titled: “How severe economic sanction constitute economic persecution”. After this, he obtained an SJD in 2017 with a dissertation on the subject of ADR and mediation in Korea titled: “Achieving Justice through ADR: An Analysis of the Korean Mediaiton System.”

Previous to graduate studies, he had worked for Kenneth G. Wincorn & Associates, P.C. in Dallas, Texas from 2005 to 2010. Prior to joining JGLS, Mr. Choung had participated in the Community Justice and Mediation Center (“CJAM”) as a community mediator and evaluator of restorative justice after obtaining a certification of community mediation and restorative justice training in 2014. In addition, he had participated in an internship program in the Monroe Circuit Court in 2017-2018.

Mr. Choung’s research interests revolve around the topic of dispute resolution in the issue of mediative licenses to professional organizations and mediative certifications to professional individuals.

  • 2021: Best article award from Institute of Law & Policy, Jeju National University
  • 2021-current:Board member of International Collaborations in the Korean Association for Corruption Studies
  • 2021-current: Board member of International Collaborations in National Public Law Association
  • [SCI]
    • Yonghwan Choung & Agnieszkka Gora, Criticizing Judge’s Participation in Mediation and Conciliation in Poland and Korea, 82 Donga L. Rev. 405 (2019)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Reviewing Current India Backlog of Pending Cases and Excessive Judicial Intervention in Arbitration: Focusing on Setting Aside and Enforcement with Ssangyong Case, 24-4 The Kor. Asso. For Corruption Studies 29 (2019)
    • Yonghwan Choung & Siddharth Shukla, Interpretation and Application of Public Policy in Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in India: Comparison with the Interpretation of Public Policy under the Civil Procedure Act, 30 Dong-A J. of Int’l Bus. Trans. L. 263 (2020)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Study of No-Fault Liability in the Common Law System: Focusing on the Rule of Absolute Liability in India, 89 Dong-A L. Rev113 (2020) (Korean)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Study of Legal Corruption in Indian Courts and Reforming Civil Court System to Reduce Pendency, 26-1 The Kor. Asso. For Corruption Studies 201 (2021)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Study of India’s Absolute Liability in Torts and Challenges of Application, 13-1 L. & Pol’y 167 (2021) (Korean)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Byungdo Park, & Saloni Kumari, Understanding Indian Mediation: Comparison of Indian and Korean Mediation Programs, 49 Ilkam L. Rev. 83  (2021)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Necessity of Reforming Civil Procedures in Post-Pandemic Era: Focusing on ADR and ODR in India, 24-2 Southasia Studies 83 (2022) (Korean)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Indian Mediation and Applicational Problems of Civil Procedure Code, 19-2 The J. of Eurasian Studies 105 (2022) (Korean)
    • Yonghwan Choung, Application of Terms of “Fraud and Corruption” in a Recent Amendment of Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 27-3 The Kor. Asso. For Corruption Studies 219 (2022)


    • Yonghwan Choung & Harsul Bangia, The Need of Legislation to Regulate Mdiation in India, 13-5 Alternative Dispute Resolution in Indore Institute of Law (2019)
    • Yonghwan Choung & Saloni Kumari, Legal Crisis and New Technology in Civil Courts: Urgent Need of Adopting Online Dispute Resolution in India, 1 Daedong CT Research 71 (2021).