Attorney Kim MacLeod was born in Seattle and grew up in Edmonds, WA. Kim graduated from Meadowdale High School, and then attended the University of Washington, where she played tenor saxophone for four years in the Husky Marching Band. After graduating from the UW in 1983 with a degree in English, Kim attended the University of Puget Sound Law School (now Seattle University School of Law), earning her law degree in 1986.
From mid-1986 until 1998, Kim was in private practice, concentrating primarily in representing clients in filing consumer and small business bankruptcy cases. In the 1990s, she also served as a District Court Judge Pro-Tem.
From 1998 until the fall of 2009, Kim worked as Staff Attorney for the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee in Seattle, serving as Senior Staff Attorney from 1999 through September, 2009.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Kim is admitted to practice in all Washington Courts, the U.S. District Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has spoken at legal seminars on the subject of bankruptcy—particularly regarding Chapter 13 issues—and is a member of the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees and Washington State Bar Association.
Outside the office, Kim enjoys music, sports, reading, and spending time with family and friends.