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Kimberly Kardasz is an experienced attorney who began her career at the Michigan Court of Appeals as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jessica R. Cooper. While at the Court of Appeals, Kim dealt with a wide variety of issues, including insurance, construction, and other civil matters. With this well-rounded background and high proficiency in research and writing, Kim has been instrumental in securing favorable case evaluation awards, summary dispositions, and appellate decisions on behalf of her clients. Her practice includes first and third party automobile, insurance coverage disputes, premises liability, and contract cases.

Outside of the office, Kim enjoys the perks of being an active mother of three children, including attending their school and sporting events and the occasional trip to Disney World. As an alumna of the University of Michigan Marching Band, Kim still makes it back to the “Big House” on Saturdays during the football season.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • No-Fault and First-Party Motor Vehicle Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Trial Practice

Education

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    B.S., 1997
  • Michigan State University College of Law
    J.D., magna cum laude, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan (2000)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2004)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2004)
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan (2004)

Employment

  • Associate at Harvey Kruse, P.C. (2007—present)
  • Associate at DeWitt, Balke & Vincent (2004—2007)
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Jessica Cooper, Michigan Court of Appeals (2000—2004)

Organizations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • University of Michigan Band Alumni Association

Honors & Awards

  • Law Review, Research Editor, 1998—2000
  • American Jurisprudence Book Award, Legal Writing (2000)

Representative Matters

 

  • CG Automation & Fixture, Inc v Autoform, Inc, 291 Mich App 333; 804 NW2d 781 (2011)

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