BALTIMORE February 5, 2007 Paul W. Kim, counsel and member of Ober|Kaler’s Health Law practice, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Membership in The Fellows is limited to one third of one percent of all lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction.
According to the selection criteria, Mr. Kim demonstrates “outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community and the tradition of the profession.”
Mr. Kim plays an active role in promoting legal professionalism. He is president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Maryland, and serves on the Health Law Section Steering Committee of the District of Columbia Bar. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Equal Justice Council of the Legal Aid Bureau, American Health Lawyers Association, and the Health Care Compliance Association. He writes and lectures extensively on health care issues.
“Paul’s pursuit of excellence to serving clients and his commitment to raising the bar on legal professionalism is exemplary,” commented Craig Holden, President and COO of Ober|Kaler. “We are pleased that his good work is recognized. In fact, Ober|Kaler is proud to have two attorneys receive this great honor. Pam White, who was recently appointed Circuit Judge for the City of Baltimore, received the highly regarded distinction in 1990.”
Representing health care providers, manufacturers, and researchers, Mr. Kim advises clients in all aspects of health law from corporate compliance to reimbursement issues. He has been named “Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyers,” by Nightingale’s Healthcare News.
Mr. Kim is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health (MPH, 2000), University of Maryland School of Law (JD, 1998), and Johns Hopkins University (BA, 1992).
About the ABA Fellows
The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, and law professors. Established in 1955 by the American Bar Association, The Fellows encourage and support the research program of the American Bar Foundation and seek to advance justice through research on law, legal institutions, and legal processes.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional, and litigation services to financial, health care, construction, and other business organizations. The firm has more than 125 attorneys, and offices in Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Falls Church.