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Christine S. Kim is an associate trial attorney at Barney & Karamanis, LLP. She concentrates her practice on injuries arising from medical malpractice, defective medical products, general product liability, automobile and trucking negligence, premises liability actions, dram shop actions, construction accidents, and an assortment of other types of negligence. Christine graduated with cum laude honors from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. During law school, Christine earned dual certifications in Health Law and Trial Advocacy, was a Dean’s List Scholar, and was an editor of Loyola’s Journal of Regulatory Compliance. After law school, Christine worked as an insurance coverage defense attorney. As a result, she has the inside knowledge of knowing how insurance companies operate. However, after turning from the dark side, Christine joined Barney & Karamanis, LLP in their fight to help injured, disabled, and maltreated individuals from the very insurance companies she used to defend. Over her legal career, Christine has fought and won countless settlements for her clients, brought trials to verdict, and has won numerous federal appeals on behalf of the disabled against major insurance companies to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Northern District of Illinois. Due to her passion for increasing access to healthcare for everyone regardless of geographic location, Christine is a committee member of the Telehealth Law Forum of Illinois. Born and raised in Chicago, Christine prides herself on forever being a student. In her free time, she actively conquers escape rooms, volunteers for causes in Mental Health law, finds random and unique events on Groupon to drag her friends to, and also loves cooking and eating all types of exotic foods.

Professional Associations

  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Korean American Bar Association of Chicago

Admitted

  • Illinois Bar Admitted: November 2017

Awards:

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law: Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Deans List Recipient: Fall 2015
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Deans List Recipient: Fall 2016
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Deans List Recipient: Spring 2015
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Deans List Recipient: Spring 2016
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Deans List Recipient: Spring 2017

To schedule your free initial consultation, call me at 312-553-5300 or contact me online.

Practice Areas
  • Medical malpractice
  • Defective medical products
  • General product liability
  • Automobile and trucking negligence
  • Premises liability actions
  • Dram shop actions
  • Construction accidents
  • Other types of negligence
Education
  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2017, cum laude
    • Certificate in Trial Advocacy
    • Certificate in Health Law
  • Northern Illinois University, 2013