Elizabeth H. Kim is a principal attorney with Neumiller & Beardslee. Her areas of practice include Estate Planning, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Probate and Trust litigation, Federal and State taxation law, income tax audit defense, and tax collection matters and resolution. She is a Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law with the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
In 2004, Ms. Kim graduated cum laude from the University of the Pacific with a B.A. in Political Science. In 2008, she earned her Juris Doctor graduating cum laude from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School with an emphasis in litigation and taxation law. In 2009, she earned her LL.M (Masters of Law) in taxation law from Loyola Law School.
While in law school, Ms. Kim completed a Judicial Clerkship with the Michigan Tax Tribunal, where she researched, analyzed, and assisted administrative judges in issuing legal opinions for final decisions pertaining to real-property tax matters and appeals. She also completed an Internship with the California State Board of Equalization, where she represented low-income families on state-income tax issues before the California Franchise Tax Board. Ms. Kim also interned with the General Public Counsel helping individuals and groups establish non-profit organizations.
Ms. Kim is on the Board of Directors for the Stockton Symphony, is on the Board of Directors for the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, is on the Executive Committee of the Asian Pacific Islander Section of the San Joaquin County Bar Association, is a 2017 graduate of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Stockton program, is an active member of the San Joaquin County Bar Association and is a member of the San Joaquin County Estate Planning Council. In her spare time, Ms. Kim has been a concert violinist with the Auburn Symphony since 2009. Ms. Kim speaks fluent Korean. She also enjoys hiking, volunteering at her church, and spending time with her family and her two adorable dogs.
Ms. Kim is admitted to practice in the State of California, the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of California, and the United States Tax Court.