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Kimberly K. Tucker was born in Springfield, Oregon in 1970. After
graduating from high school, she lived in Hawaii and LA before moving
back to Oregon. Kim returned to school full time in 1995 and received
her B.S. in psychology in 1998, the first in her family to obtain a
college degree. She continued on to the University of Oregon School of
Law, where she served as the Executive Editor of the Journal of
Environmental Law and Litigation and represented victims of domestic
violence in clinical practice before receiving her J.D. in 2001. Kim¹s
pre-law school jobs included secretary, customer service representative,
assistant statistical analyst, and psychology research assistant.

After law school, Kim served as the Social Security judicial clerk
for the U.S. District Court in Portland. She has been in private
practice since 2003 and focuses on representing Social Security
disability claimants at administrative hearings and in federal court.
She is admitted to the Oregon State Bar as well as the bars of the U.S.
District Court of Oregon and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is
also a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Oregon Women
Lawyers and Oregon Social Security Claimants Representatives.

Kim and her husband live in Northeast Portland. Outside the office,
Kim enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, gardening,
hiking and baseball. She is also learning to play the bass.


Practice areas

  1. Social Security: 100%

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Swanson Thomas & Coon

820 SW Second Avenue, Suite 200
Portland, OR, 97204-3087


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Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Oregon Women LawyersMemberN/A
Oregon Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Stout v. Commissioner of Social SecurityCourt reversed & remanded for further proceedings
Stout v. Commissioner of Social SecurityCourt reversed & remanded for further proceedings
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001