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Catherine W Kim

Catherine W Kim

also known as Certified Specialist - Estate, Trust ,Probate

Practice areas:

Probate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Litigation

About Me

Languages Spoken: Korean, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Probate: 35%
    18 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    18 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    18 years
  4. Trusts: 20%
    18 years



Hourly ($300-400/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Reed Townsend Aljian

    I completely endorse Cathy. She's intelligent, personable, and thoughtful.


    Reed Aljian Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Justin Eric David Daily

    Ms. Kim is a valuable resource for anyone needing estate planning assistance. She is patient, easy to talk to and explains complicated issues in a clear and concise manner. I endorse her without reservation.


    Justin Daily Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

2600 Michelson Dr., Ste. 1700
Irvine, CA, 92612

3701 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1130
Los Angeles, CA, 90010

220 Montgomery Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA, 94104

2900 Gordon Ave., Ste. 100
Santa Clara, CA, 95051





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Superlawyers - Rising StarsSuperlawyers2015
Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust and Probate LawState Bar of California2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Ernest Kim2005 - Present
ParalegalHolsman & Bedell1997 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaCertified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trusts, & Probate Law2011 - Present

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Private SeminarsEstate Planning, Trusts, ProbateN/A