Kimberlyn is a 2019 Capital University Law School graduate and has been in the legal field since 2015.
She began her journey in the legal field as a legal assistant while in undergrad at West Virginia University. Kimberlyn worked for the Law Office of Michael J. Romano. Mr. Romano’s practice is dedicated to plaintiff’s side personal injury cases. In 2016, Kimberlyn graduated from West Virginia University with her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, and moved to Columbus to attend Capital University Law School.
While she was in law school, Kimberlyn worked for the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission – a state agency tasked with all non-transportation construction. This position exposed Kimberlyn to a number of issues, including contract law disputes and other administrative law issues. She also worked for Cox Law Office and W. Vincent Rakestraw, Attorney at Law, two attorneys who worked on domestic, criminal, and other civil law issues. Kimberlyn also externed for Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Preston Deavers. Finally, during her last year of law school, Kimberlyn worked for the Office of the Ohio Public Defender in the Death Penalty Department working with capitally sentenced clients on their state and federal court appeals. Kimberlyn graduated with Pro Bono honors and concentration in litigation. Kimberlyn was then promoted to Assistant State Public Defender with the Ohio Public Defender in 2019 after passing the bar, where she worked until May 2021.
Kimberlyn now enters private practice with positive energy and drive to advocate for her clients. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio and West Virginia, as well as the U.S. District
Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.