Kimberly Garner is the Ensign College Professional Services Department Chair and program chair for the Paralegal Studies Program. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah in 2001 and received her J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law in 2007. Kimberly is an active member of the Utah State Bar.
Kimberly began working as a legal secretary in 1996 at the law firm of Rasmussen & Miner. After just a few short months, she was promoted to a paralegal and office manager position. Eventually, she was single-handedly managing the caseloads for five attorneys in her office. After law school, Kimberly returned to the same firm to practice law until she joined the College full-time in 2011. Her areas of specialty are civil litigation, criminal law and procedure, and torts. Kimberly has also taught at Stevens Henager and Weber State University.
In addition to her legal experience, Kimberly has also worked as a caterer and a wedding planner. She most loves spending time with her husband Brian, her son Tyler, and her step-son Nate.