Cook County State's Attorney
Kim has been fighting for Cook County her entire career. She attended school at Southern Illinois University and SIU School of Law. As Chief of Staff for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Kim led the county’s criminal justice reform agenda to address racial disparities in the criminal and juvenile justice systems. She was also a veteran prosecutor—for 12 years she served as Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Kim is passionate about advocating for her communities and helping to move the next generation of public servants forward. Currently, she is a board member for Adler University and Free Spirit Media. Previously, she served as board chair of Planned Parenthood of Illinois and president of the National Black Prosecutors Association - Chicago Chapter.