Edward S. Kim, HBA, LL.B.
Edward S. Kim, HBA, LL.B. is a trial lawyer who has tried cases at all levels of court in Ontario. He regularly appears before the Social Services Tribunal of Canada, the License Appeal Tribunal, and the Workers’ Safety and Insurance Board.
Originally from Seoul, South Korea, he spent his formative years in Montgomery, Alabama and in Toronto and surrounding area. Edward obtained his Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from York University before his acceptance into the University of Ottawa Law School, where he served as President of the Faculty of Common Law in his graduating year (1993-1994). He articled at Fireman Regan, a downtown Toronto law firm hired to defend insurance companies and was Called to the Bar of Ontario in 1996.
After being Called, he was counsel for the Royal Bank of Canada for property and casualty, long-term disability and corporate affairs. In 1999 he joined Bell, Temple, a downtown Toronto law firm specializing in defending insurance companies against personal injury claims. He travelled extensively across Ontario representing insurance companies.
In 2004 Edward moved with his wife, Susan Frasca, to Thunder Bay where they had extensive family ties. There, he began his plaintiff personal injury practice. In 2009, Edward and Susan opened their own law practice to better serve their community. Edward’s practice is now totally dedicated to helping injured people navigate the complicated process of personal injury compensation and insurance claims. He is a skilled litigator with extensive knowledge in all aspects of personal injury and insurance law, having spent several years in the insurance industry in Toronto.
In his spare time, Edward enjoys spending time with his wife, Susan, and their three boys. Together, they appreciate the quality of life and all the great things that Northwestern Ontario has to offer, while often returning to Toronto to visit family, friends and colleagues.
Edward is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Advocates Society, the Ontario Trial Lawyer’s Association and the Thunder Bay Law Association.