Kimberly is a federal and state public policy expert with over twelve years of experience. She currently serves as the Legal Director, Federal Courts at the Alliance for Justice, leading and coordinating federal advocacy in partnership with the Outreach and Bolder Advocacy Programs, to elevate the importance of the courts and judicial nominations through public education; engaging AFJ’s national network of member organizations, progressive groups, legal communities, and political influencers; and overseeing policy research and reports.
She most recently served as a legislative liaison and senior policy analyst in the Policy and Compliance Division of Baltimore City’s Department of Human Resources. Prior to that, as Legislative Counsel at the ACLU of Maryland, she advanced policies for education equity, working at all levels of state and federal government. Kimberly served on the Maryland Commission for the School-to-Prison Pipeline and Restorative Practices, and successfully advocated for a distinct racial equity review of Maryland’s education funding formula (2016-2019). Her professional advocacy experiences include leading issue campaigns on issues including education, government transparency, pay equity, juvenile justice, and LGBTQ rights.
An attorney by trade and activist at heart, she is committed to elevating the voices of marginalized communities across industries, recognizing the intersectionality of many social disparities. She volunteers for a range of economic justice organizations, championing workplace fairness and women’s equality.
Kimberly hails from Chicago, IL, was raised in Orange County, CA, and currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her J.D. from the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, and is a proud graduate of Spelman College.