Kim Matthews is a civil litigator who focuses her practice on representing people who have been harmed by the actions or inactions of others. She is committed to seeking justice for her clients, believing that experience, determination, and civility constitute a strong foundation for legal advocacy.
Over the course of her career, Kim has enjoyed a diverse practice including general civil litigation, premises liability defense, personal injury, zoning, land use, alcoholic beverage control and dram shop litigation. While Kim is experienced in defending Fortune 100 companies, landowners, and nightclubs, she is equally comfortable bringing claims for personal injury and wrongful death. Kim particularly enjoys appellate practice, having successfully represented numerous litigants before North Carolina’s appellate courts.
In addition to litigation, Kim is dedicated to the burgeoning field of patient advocacy. She works to promote patient-centered care, improved communication between caregivers and patients, expanded access to care, implementation of advanced care directives, and improved access to clinical trials. Kim actively engages with patient advocacy organizations and faith-based pastoral care initiatives.
After graduating from Davidson College, Kim attended Wake Forest University’s School of Law. There she honed her advocacy skills with the Wake Forest Trial Bar, Clinic for the Elderly, and the Joseph Branch Inn of Court. Upon graduation, Kim moved to Charlotte and began her career as a trial lawyer.
Kim seeks to fully understand both the facts of each case and her client’s individual goals. She aims to assist each client by championing appropriate legal claims with skill, empathy, and tenacity.