Legal Research & Writing Faculty
Office: Room 2378, Law School
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
J.D., McGeorge School of Law
Recently Taught Courses
723 Legal Research & Writing I
Kim M. Peterson received her B.S. in history from the University of Wisconsin in 1988, and received her J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with great distinction. Ms. Peterson is a member of the Order of the Coif, and received the American Jurisprudence awards in Evidence, Advanced Criminal Procedure and Jurisprudence. She was also comment editor and associate legislation editor for the Pacific Law Journal.
After law school, Ms. Peterson was an associate at Downey, Brand, Seymour & Rohwer in Sacramento, California specializing in intellectual property litigation. In addition, she taught Advanced Legal Research and Writing at the University of California-Davis extension. In 1995, Ms. Peterson was elected president of the Sacramento Intellectual Property Law Association, and a board member of the Sacramento Barrister's Club.
In 2001, Ms. Peterson was appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court as a referee to hear attorney discipline cases. She is currently a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Professional Responsibility Committee. Ms. Peterson is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin, and lives in Stone Bank, Wisconsin with her husband and four children.