Kim has worked in the legal field for over ten years as an attorney, legal assistant, paralegal, and law clerk. Kim has experience litigating civil rights and employment discrimination issues and in other civil and criminal matters. She has litigated in the state and federal courts and before agencies such as the Illinois Department of Human Rights.
Prior to becoming an employment lawyer, Kim graduated cum laude in the top 10% of her law school class in 2010 from The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, and received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science from Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa in 2003. During law school, Kim worked as a judicial extern for the Illinois Appellate Court, First District in Chicago, wrote and edited articles for The John Marshall Law Review, and participated in John Marshall’s Moot Court program.
Kim has worked at several employment law firms. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association – Illinois; Illinois State Bar Association; Will County Bar Association (Joliet, Illinois). She is admitted to the Illinois State Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
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