Associate Professor of Law for Academic Success and Bar Preparation
B.A., International Studies and Music, Northwestern University, 2004
J.D., Whitter Law School, 2013
Joined Southwestern: 2020
Professor Kim-Jackson has worked with students at law schools across Southern California. She came to Southwestern Law school with substantial teaching experience and a passion to help students become successful lawyers. Professor Kim-Jackson was the Co-Director of Academic and Bar Support at Whittier Law School where she also taught International Law. She currently teaches Remedies and provides academic and bar support for Southwestern Law School. She has also worked with Pepperdine Caruso School of Law and Thomas Jefferson Law School, as well as independent tutoring for the bar exam.
Professor Kim-Jackson is also dedicated to helping those who are less fortunate. She worked to combat human trafficking in Los Angeles, served on the board of Home Forever, a foster care non-profit dedicated to providing support for foster care families, and written an amicus brief for the California Supreme Court concerning an ICWA foster care case. As a breast cancer survivor, she has been a spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and is also a mentor for other breast cancer patients and survivors.