Professor of Law, Representative to the Board of Trustees, University of New Hampshire School of Law
Professor Kimberly Kirkland teaches a variety of courses at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, including Civil Procedure, Employment Law, Ethics, Morals and the Law and Professional Responsibility and the Legal Profession.
The primary focus of Kimberly’s research is the legal profession lawyers' ethics in practice. She is the author of Ethical Infrastructures and Defacto Ethical Norms at Work in Large U.S. Law Firms, 11 Legal Ethics 181 (2008), Confessions of a Whistleblower: A Law Professor’s Reflections on the Experience of Reporting a Colleague, 20 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 1105 (2007) and Ethics in Large Law Firms: the Principle of Pragmatism, 35 U. Memphis Law Rev. 631 (2005). She continues to speak about her research at conferences nationally and internationally.
Before coming to the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Kimberly spent ten years litigating civil disputes including: employment, commercial and professional liability cases. She also counseled corporate clients on employment issues. She practiced at Goulston & Storrs in Boston and Upton, Sanders & Smith in New Hampshire.