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Kim is a Founding Member of the firm and has extensive jury trial and civil litigation experience throughout Northern Illinois. Kim counsels and represents individuals and companies in areas of transportation law, construction law, commercial law, contract law, bodily injury disputes, premises liability, and risk management.
Kim has written several legal articles and has given local, state and national presentations on accident investigation, brain injuries, civil litigation, and/or jury trial techniques. She is very active in bar associations, and has served as a board of director, voting body member, President, and/or committee chair for numerous legal associations in Illinois.
Personal Injury Litigation (construction, trucking, premises, product liability)
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology (JD with Honors)
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (BS)
Morton College (AA)
Transportation Lawyers Association
The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
The Federation of Women Contractors
Illinois State Bar Association
DuPage County Bar Association
Illinois Bar Foundation
DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel/Illinois Defense Counsel Kane County Bar Association
Kane County Bar Association
1997 U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
AVVO 10.0 rating Superb
Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in the State of Illinois for 2016 by the American Society of Legal Advocates
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Academy of Bar Leaders Fellow, DuPage County Bar Assn and North Central College Leadership, Ethics & Values Program
Michael J. Angarola Scholarship for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Freshman Female Athlete of the Year, 1983-4, Morton College.
Co-Author, Illinois Supreme Court upholds 50/50 split on crossclaim for contribution by one “blameless” principal of a common agent against another, Trial Briefs – Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, February 13, 2019
Co-Author, Illinois Supreme Court Green Lights Social Host Liability Case for Fraternity Hazing, Illinois State Bar Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, May 22, 2018
Co-Author, General Contractor Not Liable for Injury to Subcontractor’s Employee, Illinois State Bar Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, March 19, 2018
Co-Author, Settlement Plus Stipulation Equals Setoff for Defendant Dram, Defense Research Institute Insurance Law Discussions, February 14, 2018
Author, Legislative Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages Strikes Out, Illinois Staet Bar Assocation, Bench and Bar Newsletter, Vol. 40, No. 6, April 2010.
Author, “Physician” Nets Reasonable Rate of $66.95 per Hour for Deposition, Illinois State Bar Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, Vol. 55, No. 8, April 2010.
Author, Relief from Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Award, DCBA Bar Brief, Vol. 20, Issue 9, June 2008.
Author, The First District Examines Standard for Reviewing Section 2-615 Motions in Legal Malpractice Cases and Clarifies the Solvency Rule, Illinois State Bar Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, Vol. 53, No. 9, April 2008.
Co-Author, Petitions for Relief from Judgments under 735 ILCS 5/2-1401, Illinois State Br Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, Vol. 52, No. 8, April 2007.