Kim joined Matt Cohen & Associates in October 2013. She has focused on advocating for clients requiring accommodations for high stakes testing and higher education under the Americans with Disabilities Act and on assisting clients in compliance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). She also has experience advocating at IEP, 504 and RTI meetings. Kim is an attorney with a passion for special education and disability rights law born out of personal experience navigating the special education system on behalf of her own children.
In addition, Kim has eight years of experience in researching, analyzing, and writing about complex legal issues. She tracked critical legislation, regulations, guidance documents and case law affecting the food, drug and medical devices industry as a researcher and legal writer for the Food and Drug Law Reporter and the Medical Devices Law Reporter for FDA regulated industries.
Kim earned a J.D. cum laude from Northern Illinois University in 1994 and an LL.M in Health Law from DePaul University in 2001. She was a Notes and Comments Editor for the Northern Illinois University College of Law Law Review and published an article on the Environmental Species Act. Her diverse experience also includes working as a judicial clerk and acting as hearing officer for county housing and redevelopment authority proceedings.
Kim is a member of COPAA and a group for parents of twice exceptional children. She has been active as a leader in Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, and her local Home & School Association. When she has free time she enjoys traveling, camping, geocaching and reading.