The 12th Chief Justice YUN Kwan
1935. 4. Born in Haenam, Jeollanam-do
1958. Yonsei University, College of Law, LL.B.
1958. Passed the 10th National Higher Civil Service Examination, Judicial Section
1960. Judge Advocate
1962. Judge of Gwangju District Court
1972. Research Judge of the Supreme Court
1973. Chief Judge of Jangheung Branch Court of Gwangju District Court
1979. Presiding Judge of Gwangju High Court
1981. Chief Judge of Northern Branch Court of Seoul District Court
1983 Chief Judge of Cheongju District Court
1986. Judge of the Supreme Court
1988. Justice of the Supreme Court
1993. The 12th Chief Justice
1999. Retired as Chief Justice
Chief Justice Yun made the blueprint for the judiciary of the 21 century by introducing reasonable personnel system for judges and innovative trial system. For example, he secured the CourtsĄŻ right to present an opinion on enactment or revision of laws related to court affairs to the National Assembly, adopted evaluation system for judges, and enacted Judicial Code of Ethics.