Esther Kim is an associate at Parker Mills LLP representing clients in civil litigation including professional liability.
Ms. Kim graduated from California State University of Fullerton with a major in Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice. She then earned her Juris Doctor degree at Southwestern Law School. During her time in law school, she was a member of the Trial Advocacy Honors Program where she went on to earn a finalist position in the American Association for Justice Regional Competition and the National Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition.
While in law school Ms. Kim clerked for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office for over two years as a certified law clerk working in the Major Crimes Division, Central Trials and Sex Crimes Division where she was responsible for conducting preliminary hearings on felony charges and served as second chair on felony jury trials.
After law school, Ms. Kim went on to be a post-bar law clerk for the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office where she later served as a Deputy District Attorney handling a misdemeanor caseload and successfully trying jury trials. After leaving the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Kim worked at a local civil defense firm where she was involved in commercial and contract litigation.
In her free time, Ms. Kim coaches law students in trial advocacy skills as they prepare for national competitions on behalf of the Southwestern Law School’s Trial Advocacy Honors Program.
- State Bar of California
- Southwestern Law School, J.D.
- California State University Fullerton, B.A., Psychology, Minor in Criminal Justice