Jessica H. Kim

Adjunct Professor of Law




B.A., Miami University

J.D., The Ohio State University

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Jessica Kim is an Assistant United States Attorney with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio, U.S. Department of Justice. As head of cybercrimes for the district, she focuses her practice on prosecuting white-collar crimes, including public corruption, investment fraud, corporate fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, and tax fraud. Kim also prosecutes national security and violent crime offenses. In 2018, she was awarded the Attorney General’s Award for her exemplary work as an Assistant United States Attorney, including the landmark prosecutions of the district’s first two cyberstalking cases. She was also awarded the Federal Bar Association’s 2018 Younger Federal Lawyer Award, a national award for government attorneys who have exemplified outstanding legal ability and commitment to the community.

Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbus in 2014, Kim served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable G. Steven Agee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Kim received her J.D., with high honors, from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Ohio State Law Journal. She received her undergraduate degree from Miami University, with honors. She currently serves on the boards of the Federal Bar Association (Columbus Chapter), A Kid Again (Central Ohio Chapter), the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (Young Professionals Board of Central Ohio), and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra (Sustaining Board). From 2014-2017, Kim taught Appellate Advocacy as an adjunct professor. She will teach White Collar Crime again in the spring.