Kim has been a partner since 2007. Kim’s practice includes a specialty in transportation law focusing primarily in marine and trucking including freight forwarding and logistics, cargo issues, casualty cases, transportation-related personal injury matters and loss transfer litigation. Kim is a Past President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (2012). She is presently the Vice President (Central Region) for the Women's International Shipping & Trade Association. Kim is listed in Best Lawyers (2016-2019) for Maritime Law. Kim is listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2016-2019) as Consistently Recommended for Transportation (Rail and Road). She is listed by Who’s Who Legal: Shipping and Maritime (2017-2019) as a Leader in the Field.
Kim has extensive experience handling all manners of defence insurance litigation including products liability, liquor liability, fire, property and casualty liability and subrogation. Kim also provides advice on coverage issues inclusive of excess/umbrella insurance matters.
Kim has conducted trials in both the Ontario Superior Court and the Federal Court of Canada. She was called to the bar in 1988 received her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. She also holds her Certificate in ADR and Advanced ADR from the University of Windsor and from Pepperdine University in California and has extensive mediation experience. She is a founding member and panelist at Bluestone ADR (www.bluestoneadr.com)
Kim regularly speaks at conferences, conducts seminars and writes articles in the areas of her expertise, which publications include The Transportation Lawyer. Kim is a member of The Canadian Transport Lawyers Association, The Transportation Lawyers Association, Canadian Maritime Law Association, The Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters, Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association, The Marine Club, the Marine Recovery Forum, the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, The Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society, and the Organization of Women in International Trade.
- Admitted to the Bar of Ontario, 1988;
- Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. 1986);
- York University (B.A. Honours 1983)
- Pepperdine University's STAR program (Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies).
- Certificates from the University of Windsor [ADR and Advanced ADR Workshops]
Distinctions, Memberships and Activities
Listed in Best Lawyers (2016) for Maritime Law
Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (Past President 2012)
Transportation Lawyers Association [U.S.]
The Toronto Transportation Club
Canadian Maritime Law Association
Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters
Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association
Marine Recovery Forum [U.S.]
Bluestone ADR, Panelist
The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose
Marine Recovery Forum
Association of Average Adjusters
Defence Research Institute
The Advocates Society
The Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society
Organization of Women in International Trade