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Kimberly Paulson

Kimberly Paulson

Experienced litigation support attorney

Farmington
Michigan
Licensed in
MI
Fordham University School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Kim is a Michigan-based attorney with over two decades of law firm experience. She's worked on litigation matters in state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations, mediations, and agency actions. Kim is known for her strong research, writing, and analytical skills as well as her keen attention to detail. She provides peerless remote support for any litigation matter.
22
Years
experience
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Without Kim's help, things could have gone terribly wrong with the landlord of the past space I was leasing. She was extremely timely in all of her responses, she made sure I understood everything clearly, and she did far more than what was required of her. Without her help during that extremely difficult time, I don't believe I would be in as good of a place mentally or financially. I don't believe I could ever thank her enough. -Jeremiah"

Landlord-Tenant Dispute
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Kim always responds promptly to my questions and requests and can quickly identify my organization’s specific legal needs. She is very knowledgeable and treats my concerns as her own. She assisted us with a particularly difficult contractual situation, where we believed we were trapped in an unfair, one-sided agreement. She thoroughly analyzed the contract, determined a strategy to extract us from the agreement without committing a breach, and assisted us in implementing the plan. Due to Kim’s strategy, we were able to convince the other party to agree to a mutual cancellation of the contract. We couldn’t have been happier with the result: not only were able to put an end to a burdensome and outdated agreement that was harming our organization, but we were able to maintain an amicable relationship with the other party as well. Kim is thorough, prompt, friendly and knowledgeable in her approach and interactions. Kim is the first person I call with a legal question. I highly recommend Kim to anyone seeking an attorney."

Contractual Dispute
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Bodman PLC

Pro Bono Counsel

Oct 2012 - Feb 2019

I managed the firm’s pro bono program, including training and supervising attorneys and law students in substantive pro bono work, establishing community pro bono programs, conducting legal research and preparing training and reference materials on a variety of legal topics, and performing pro bono work in areas such as expungements, landlord-tenant, and traffic tickets.

Oct 2012 - Feb 2019

Keller Thoma

Attorney

Nov 2010 - Sep 2012

I practiced all phases of litigation in commercial, employment, and municipal law cases, including conducting legal research, drafting pleadings, arguing motions, conducting discovery, and participating in hearings.

Nov 2010 - Sep 2012

Miller Canfield

Attorney

Aug 1997 - Oct 2010

As Associate (1997-2000), I practiced all phases of litigation and arbitration in commercial and intellectual property cases, including conducting legal research, drafting pleadings, arguing motions, conducting discovery, and participating in hearings and trials. As Staff Attorney (2000-2010), I provided legal research, writing, analysis, and document review in commercial litigation matters.

Aug 1997 - Oct 2010

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Adjunct Professor

Jan 2002 - May 2010

I taught JD candidates about legal issues that arise on the Internet, including intellectual property, domain names, privacy, First Amendment, and on-line torts; edited and graded comprehensive student papers on internet law topics; and advised students with respect to legal writing and advocacy.

Jan 2002 - May 2010

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