Nina C. Kim

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Nina C. Kim

Email: nkim@fabianvancott.com

Direct Line : 801.323.2278

215 South State Street Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Biography

Nina C. Kim joined Fabian VanCott as an associate attorney after graduating from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 2016. Nina is developing her practice in the areas of complex litigation, employment, education, real estate, and environmental law. In the employment sector, Nina has a dedicated focus on matters related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

During law school, Nina served as Executive Footnote Editor on the Utah Law Review. She was also an active member of the Student Litigation Society, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Women’s Law Caucus, and Minority Law Caucus. During Nina’s final year in law school, she competed in the 2016 National Trial Competition and also served as a Legal Methods writing course teaching assistant. Also during her final year, Nina was awarded the Certificate of Service for Pro-Bono Work and was chosen to speak at her law commencement ceremony. Nina has volunteered at the Hartland Clinic, teaching American civics to refugees and immigrants in preparation for the USCIS naturalization exam. She has also volunteered at the Family Law Clinic and the Street Law Clinic, where she conducted client interviews and advised clients on matters ranging from child custody and protective orders to landlord-tenant disputes and discrimination. Nina is licensed to practice in Utah’s state and federal courts.

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Professional

Admitted to the Utah State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 2016
Member, Women Lawyers of Utah
Member, Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar
Summer Associate, Fabian & Clendenin, 2015
Legal Intern, 1-800 Contacts, 2015-2016
Law Clerk, Salt Lake County District Attorney, 2014-2015

Education

Juris Doctor, with Honors, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2016
Executive Footnote Editor, Utah Law Review, 2015-2016; Staff Member, 2014-2015
National Trial Advocacy Team, 2016
Certificate of Service for Pro-Bono Work, 2016
Teaching Assistant, Legal Methods Writing Course, 2015-2016
Research Assistant, Professor Shima Baradaran, 2014-2015
CALI Award (highest grade in course): Criminal Law, Spring 2014
3L Representative, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund; Activities Coordinator, Student Litigation Society Board; Member, Women’s Law Caucus; Member, Minority Law Caucus; Barbri Representative
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice; Minor in Psychology, Weber State University, 2013

Community Service

Volunteer, Hartland Clinic 2015-2016
Volunteer, Street Law Clinic 2014-2016
Volunteer, Family Law Clinic 2014-2016