Kim began her career in the legal field as a Marine in the United States Marine Corps. In the Marine Corps, she helped handle administrative hearings and worked in the administrative, criminal and family law sections. Prior to retiring, she was the Legal Services Chief at Cherry Point, N.C. After 21 years in the Marine Corps, she retired, achieving the rank of Master Sergeant.
The week after retiring from the Marine Corps, Kim began working at an Atlanta law firm. Kim worked as a paralegal at the law firm for over 10 years, handling personal injury cases and law enforcement issues, including P.O.S.T. hearings, department appeals, disciplinary hearings, defamation allegations, and other miscellaneous issues. Kim worked with law enforcement officers all over the state of Georgia, ensuring that they understood the process and steps for P.O.S.T. and their department and/or agency. She has built a reputation as an expert in these fields.
In February 2021, Kim began working as a paralegal at the Gillis Law Firm, handling personal injury cases and law enforcement issues. She is an integral part of the Gillis Law Firm.
In 2014 Kim began teaching at Kennesaw State University as a continuing education instructor in the Paralegal Certificate Program. Kim is the only paralegal who teaches in the certificate program; she currently teaches Law Office Management & Technology.
Kim is passionate about animal rescue, and she volunteers her time fostering dogs and puppies through Road Trip Home Animal Rescue. She has been married for over 29 years to her husband, who also retired after 28 years from the United States Marine Corps. Kim has two children and loves to spend time with her family.