Ferris Kim is a Senior Associate at Keystone Law Group, P.C. Prior to working at Keystone, Ferris worked in the public interest sector as a civil prosecutor for New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services in Family Court, litigating complex child abuse and neglect trials, including but not limited to cases alleging physical and sexual abuse of minors, infant mortalities, substance abuse and severe mental health issues. She also has experience in family law, having previously worked as an associate attorney for a family law firm for several years where she handled cases involving contentious family dynamics, high-value community property, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements.
During law school, Ferris had 2 judicial clerkships where she observed and assisted judges on first-hand contested probate, will, and guardianship hearings in New York State Surrogate’s Court and child custody and visitation trials, child support hearings, and requests for orders of protection, both of whom continue to be her mentors today. She also interned for the Children’s Law Center where she advocated directly for children in child abuse and neglect proceedings. Ferris was also awarded her law school Student Bar Association’s Student Leader of the year for her service as President of Brooklyn Law School’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association her 2L year. Ferris networked as an active member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York and the New York City Bar Association’s Family Court and Family Law Committee during her time in New York, and also participated as both competitor and judge in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s annual Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition.
Ferris received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from New York University and her law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
In her spare time, Ferris enjoys yoga, hiking, and cooking for friends and family.