Reflections on Being a Philanthropist

2018 is a milestone year for me. It is the ten year anniversary of being a ‘legal nomad’ travelling in service of systemic change in the legal profession. It’s also my 60th birthday. Both of these milestones are cause for reflection and asking ‘What’s next?’...

Kim’s Vision, Mission, and Values

Kim’s Personal Vision: We live in an interconnected world.  We are all relations, including all the birds and the bees, the flowers and the trees. We are family. Kim’s Vision for the Legal System: The seeds of the late 1990s and early 2000s have flourished.  We are...

The Day the Canvas Was Wiped Clean

I was in an exciting time of transition and creation of a new life. I was about to start my first job as a lawyer. For weeks, I had been talking to the two partners of a law firm in Hillsborough, North Carolina. We’d met and I had picked out one of their spare...

Surrender

Surrender is a fine art that, like any art, requires practice and patience, particularly given the power we’ve already surrendered to our personal will in a vain attempt at flow control. The river has its own destination and will not be dammed. We can choose to relax...

Prove them wrong

Nov 09, 2016 4:32am Trump Supporters: Please Prove Them Wrong As a traveler, I am well aware that the news is reported differently in different regions and on different stations in the same place. When all you hear is one side of the story, it is easy to get convinced...