Born and raised in Philadelphia and New Jersey, Kim came to West Virginia to attend Alderson-Broaddus College and never left West Virginia. She began her career as a teacher of gifted students in Brooke County Schools and was principal of Follansbee Middle before retiring. During that time, Kim pursued a MA degree from WVU in Special Education, a School Leadership certification from Salem International University and ultimately, a law degree from Duquesne University School of Law.
Kim has worked for Brooke County Schools, RESA VI, Dittmar, Taylor & Makricostas and most recently, for Rokisky, McCune, Wilharm & Blair.
Kim lives in Follansbee with her husband, daughter and grandson, family dog and, after a recent week at the Jersey shore, two hermit crabs. She enjoys playing the piano for church and now, watching her young grandson begin playing on local sports teams.
As for joining the Toriseva Law family, Kim says, “I looked forward to working at Toriseva Law to support people as they navigate our legal system. They can’t do it alone, and our Toriseva family works together, and with our clients, to reach resolution of their issues and problems.”
– Kim attended law school with Toriseva Law attorney Sherri VanTassel.
– Kim is the most educated member of Toriseva Law.
– Following a career in education, Kim is uniquely situated to assist attorneys with situations arising in schools.
– Kim is highly active in her church and devotes time away from work to her church family.