Kim Boyle is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Virginia School of Law.
Ms. Boyle is a partner in the employment law group in the New Orleans
office of Phelps Dunbar LLP. Kim practices in the areas of labor and employment,
civil rights, constitutional law, commercial litigation and general litigation. Prior to
joining the firm, Boyle served as Judge Pro Tempore, Division I, for the Civil
District Court for Orleans Parish. She is also a former assistant professor of law at
Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. She has been awarded the
“AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest
possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards.
Ms. Boyle is president and former treasurer of the Louisiana State Bar Association, a member of the its Board of Governors and its Ethics 2000 Committee. She previously served as president of the New Orleans Bar Association and on the board of directors of the Federal Bar Association.
Ms. Boyle is a member of the board of directors of the ACLU of Louisiana and a former board member of the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center. She also served as president of the local Court Appointed Special Advocate program and as the secretary of the New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation.
Ms. Boyle has served as co-chair for the Committee for a Better New Orleans/Metropolitan Area Committee; is a current member of the local advisory board for the United Negro College Fund; former secretary and current board member of the Greater New Orleans Foundation; a former trustee for the WYES- 12 board of directors; and a former board member on the Bureau of Governmental Research. She has also served as a chair of the Louisiana Recovery Authority’s Healthcare Committee and previously served on the Bring New Orleans Back Commission as Chair of its Health/Social Services Committee. She was also a founding member of the Fleur-de-Lis Ambassadors program.
Ms. Boyle has been a long-time member of the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society and has participated in Martinet activities during Black History Month for the past two years. She previously served as pro bono legal counsel to Covenant House of New Orleans, as co-chair of the NO/AIDS Task Force board of trustees and as a board member of Aids Law Louisiana.
Ms. Boyle was recently recognized by New Orleans CityBusiness as one of 50 Women of the Year for 2008. She has also been recognized with such honors as the Dryades YMCA Certificate of Merit, the Loyola University Black Law Students Association Louis Westerfield Award, the Louisiana State Bar Association President’s Award, the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. President’s Award, the YWCA 2001 Role Model Award, and the NO/AIDS Task Force’s Humanitas Award.
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