Jenny Y. Kim has over 20 years of experience in federal Indian law advising clients in a wide range of areas including employment, business, and housing law, as well as, policy and law development. In 2006, attorney Jenny became a partner at Maier Pfeffer Kim Geary & Cohen LLP, representing California tribes and tribal entities in a wide range of government and business law areas including policy making, statutory drafting, and transactional law. She is also a trained mediator and regularly mediates in several court-approved programs in Alameda County.
Throughout her career, Jenny has been active in the areas of tribal governance and Indian housing, Indian Child Welfare Act, and federal recognition at the local, state, and federal levels through both litigation and legislative/policy advocacy. She has conducted numerous trainings and workshops throughout the state and nationally on a wide range of Indian law and other topics including tribal planning and development, Indian housing, ICWA, tribal court development, and nonprofit corporate boards. As a certified mediator , Jenny has mediated hundreds of hours in commercial and residential landlord tenant cases, civil harassment, and other civil disputes. Jenny serves as a co-chair of the ADR Executive Committee of the Alameda County Bar Association and was recently appointed to serve on the Board of The Mediation Society. Jenny is also a volunteer mediator for the Superior Court of Alameda County and mediates regularly with and serves as a trainer for SEEDS Community Resolution Center.