Kimberly began her career working at Brown & Wood, LLP, a large firm in New York City. In 2002, she joined the Nassau County District Attorney's Office where she tried numerous cases to verdict. She joined her father Richard's practice in 2005.
At Lerner & Lerner, P.C., she handles most of the criminal matters, including felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic violations, and assists Richard with all other matters. She is also the head of the Nassau Bar Association's District Court Committee and has been assigned to a special task force investigating indigent client services. Kimberly has repeatedly lectured at the Nassau County Bar Association and recently was chosen by Senator Fuscillo to speak to high school students about DWI.
Kimberly is featured as a legal correspondent for Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and local television. She has appeared on numerous shows including The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes, The Line Up, Scarborough Country, Live with Rita Cosby, Fox News Live, The Live Desk, Kendall's Court, Nancy Grace, The Big Story with John Gibson, The Strategy Room, Channel 12 News, NBC News, CBS News, and ABC News.
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Kim Lerner is an exceptional attorney who is truly passionate in her quest to help each and every client. Choosing a criminal defense attorney is a challenging task because many will tell you how great they are, but you should be skeptical of such self promotion. I have been practicing law for over 20 years in both state and federal court and have represented clients throughout the country and I can unequivocally state, without hesitation, that Kim Lerner is among the best there is. She cares. She works hard. She is intelligent and has great instincts. Rest assured that in a business where second place is last, that you can trust Kim Lerner to get you the best outcome possible.
Eric Franz Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Kim and I worked side by side as prosecutors in the district attorney's office where I witnessed first hand her dedication and commitment to her cases. She has a tremendous amount of experience in criminal law and I'd highly recommend her to handle any criminal matter.
Kristen Clodfelter Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Partner||Lerner & Lerner, P.C.||2005 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Nassau County District Attorney's Office||2002 - 2005|
|Associate||Slade & Newman||2002 - 2002|
|Associate||Law Office of William Beslow||2000 - 2001|
|Associate||Brown & Wood||1998 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Judiciary Committee||2012 - Present|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Grievance Committee||2012 - Present|
|Nassau and Suffolk law services||Board of Directors||2011 - 2012|
|Nassau College for DUI Defense||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|Nassau Bar Association, District Court Committee||Chairwoman||2006 - 2010|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County||Member||N/A|
|The Nassau Lawyer||Stricter Domestic Violence Laws May Not Hold All the Answers||2013|
|Fordham University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of Michigan||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|Neil Cavuto Show||Gender reassignment in Prison||2013|
|Teenagers + illegal substances= a recipe for disaster: know your rights and understand the ramifications||Teenagers and Illegal Substances||2011|
|My First DWI||DWI||2011|
|Hofstra University||Running a law practice||2010|
|Round table discussion with Senator Fuscillo||DWI||2009|
|Bridge The GAP CLE||CLE negotiating a plea||2009|
|TV appearance||Studio B||N/A|
|Nancy Grace||Criminal Defense||N/A|
|Hannity and Colmes||Natalee Holloway||N/A|
|Fox News||Criminal Defense||N/A|