Kim Lazaro first joined the firm in July 2020 as an Administrative Assistant to the Estate Planning Department, and was promoted to Paralegal after completing her paralegal studies in March 2022. Kim received her ABA Approved Paralegal Certification from Santa Ana Community College and is a certified paralegal under California Business & Professions Code Section 6450. Kim works closely with Paula Clarkson, partner and head of the firm’s Estate Planning Department, and assists with drafting trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and health care directives. Kim is also a California Notary Public.
Before studying for her Paralegal Certificate, Kim studied Fine Arts and Graphic Design at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida, where she was born and raised until moving to Southern California in 2014.
Kim is a proud daughter of Vietnamese refugees, and loves spending time with her family, baking, and uploading videos of her cat to TikTok.