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Kimberly Y. Chin

Kimberly Chin


Kimberly Y. Chin is a partner whose practice focuses on public entities defense. She is admitted to practice in California as well as in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Chin is a graduate of Boston College Law School and Wellesley College.

Previously with Low, Ball & Lynch, Ms. Chin was also a litigation associate at Boornazian, Jensen & Garthe in Oakland, California. While in law school, Ms. Chin served as a legal intern in the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office in Woburn, Massachusetts, where she authored several successful criminal appellate briefs before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. She was also a summer associate in the San Francisco office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and a judicial extern to then-federal magistrate judge Edward M. Chen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Ms. Chin is the author of “Minute and Separate”: Considering the Admissibility and Videotaped Forensic Interviews in Child Sexual Abuse Cases after Crawford and Davis, which was published in the Boston College Third World Law Journal in 2010. Her most recent article, Continuing the White Collar Unionization Movement: Imagining a Private Attorneys Union, was published in 2012 in Pace Law Review.

Ms. Chin is an active member of Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and volunteers with the Asian Law Caucus. She also serves as a co-chair of the Northern California Chapter of the Boston College Law School Alumni Association and is a co-representative for the San Francisco Chapter of the Wellesley Lawyers Network.