Kim has been an attorney with the firm for more than 30 years. From 1993 until 2011, Kim served as Managing Partner. His practice is concentrated on business, corporate, real estate, school, fire protection and government law. His clients include business owners, developers, individual property owners, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, fire districts, and school districts.
Kim negotiates and drafts all manner of contracts, partnership agreements, employment and shareholder agreements, and other business transaction documents. He is an imaginative, creative problem solver.
Kim practices in all areas of real estate law. He is regularly involved in preparing sales documents, conducting real estate closings, drafting commercial and residential real estate sales agreements and leases, loan documents, pursuing mechanic lien actions and boundary disputes, reviewing title work, and assisting developers and contractors with municipal regulations. Furthermore, Kim regularly appears before City Councils, Planning Commissions, and other governmental boards. Kim's experience and background allow him to advise clients concerning transactional and financial affairs.
Kim is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of MU in Columbia. While in Law School, he was a twice-published member of the University of Missouri Law Review. He is committed to community service, in both volunteer and leadership roles. Kim has been the president of the Blue Springs Jaycees, the chairman of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Saint Mary’s Medical Center Foundation. He serves as a Director for the Blue Ridge Bank & Trust, and is an active member and past president of the Blue Springs Rotary Club. In 1995, Kim was recognized as the Blue Springs Citizen of the Year.
Kim and his family live in nearby Grain Valley, and Kim has also been actively involved in the Grain Valley community. He has served on the City Comprehensive Plan Committee, as a member of the Economic Development Council and Grain Valley Focus Club. In 2001, Kim and his wife, Debbi, were the recipients of Commerce Bank's 'Blue Springs Community Service Award.' In 2002, Kim was honored as the Truman Heartland Foundation's 'Grain Valley Citizen of the Year.' Kim and Debbi have two children, Caleb, an architect, and Tess, a makeup and special effects artist and receptionist for a local college.