Kevin Khong

Kevin Khong

Adjunct Professor


  • Civil Appeals
  • Trust and Estate Litigation


  • Dual Honors BS in Sociology and Criminology, Political Science and International Relations, University of Utah, 2009
  • JD, Seattle University School of Law, 2013


Outside of teaching, Kevin is a Partner with the law firm of Helsell Fetterman LLP specializing in trust and estate litigation at the trial court level and general civil appeals for all legal practice areas. Kevin assists clients in matters involving probate disputes, will contests, trust account discrepancies, fiduciary abuse, guardianships, and committed intimate relationships. He has extensive training in domestic violence investigation and vulnerable victim protection and has handled countless motions, hearings, and trials before the District and Superior Court benches.

In addition to his trial court practice, Kevin has an extensive appellate litigation practice where he has authored numerous appellate briefs and argued appeals for subject matters such as trusts, estates, guardianships, medical malpractice, breach of contract, property disputes, and receiverships.

Prior to his current civil litigation practice, Kevin spent three years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. During his time as a prosecutor, he handled over 30 bench and jury trials for matters ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. He also handled an inquest ordered by the County Executive investigating a police involved shooting.

Kevin is a director on the board for the Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a board member of the King County Bar Association Guardianship and Elder Law Section, and an active member of the Joint Asian Judicial Evaluation Committee.