Erica Kim is an attorney at The Bloom Firm. She completed her undergraduate degree in Political Science, B.A. and Ethnic Studies, B.A. at the University of California, San Diego. Erica was a member of University of California, San Diego’s prestigious Caledonian Society and the recipient of many merit-based scholarships. During college, Erica volunteered her time tutoring junior high students from the San Diego projects.
Erica Kim earned her Juris Doctorate from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. During her time at UCLA Law, Erica spent a semester as a law clerk for Presiding Justice Lee Smalley Edmon of the California Court of Appeals, Second Appellate District, Division 3, where Erica drafted court opinions. In her second-year of law school, Erica was selected as a writing advisor for first-year law students. She also pursued her passion for public service by volunteering at Bet Tzedek’s Employment Rights Project and spent a summer at Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Los Angeles, where she worked on a plaintiff’s employment class action lawsuit on behalf of truck drivers that recently settled for $5-million dollars. During her last-year of law school, Erica undertook an independent project, where she designed an in-house UCLA Law program, where students would provide free legal representation to music artists in the Los Angeles area. The program is currently being vetted by UCLA.
During her free time, Erica likes to go to live music shows and try new foods. She also loves to be out in nature.