Ruth Kim joined Ruvolo Law Group, LLC as Counsel in 2016.  She began her legal career as Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Camp, J.S.C. (retired), Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, Essex County.  Prior to attending law school, Ruth obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2000 and graduated from Seton Hall Law School in May of 2006.  During law school, Ruth participated as an advocate for the Family Law Clinic.  Ruth is a Member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Barry I. Croland Northern New Jersey Family Law Inns of Court, the Asian/Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Bergen and Essex County Bar Associations.

Ruth was recently selected for inclusion on the 2017 New Jersey Rising Stars list, featuring outstanding young lawyers in the State of New Jersey.

Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial Law

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2007

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California
    • Bachelor of Arts, History

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Subcommittee, Family Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association (Subcommittee Co-Chair 2011-2012) (Co-Chair of the Marketing Committee – 2009-2010) (Co-Chair of the Charity Committee – 2010-2011)
  • Barry I. Croland Northern New Jersey Family Law Inns of Court
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Diversity in the Profession Committee
  • Asian/Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Snyder Sarno D’Aniello Maceri da Costa LLC, Associate, 2014-2016
  • Lum, Drasco & Positan, LLC, Associate, 2011-2014
  • Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C., Associate, 2008-2011
  • Donahue, Hagan, Klein, Newsome & O’Donnell, P.C., Associate, 2007-2008
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, Essex County, Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Richard C. Camp, J.S.C., 2006-2007
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Family Law Clinic, Student Attorney, 2005-2006
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity & Probate Part, Hudson County Judicial Intern to Honorable Thomas P. Olivieri, Presiding Judge, 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for Inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars 2011
  • Selected for Inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars 2012
  • Selected for Inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars 2013
  • Selected for Inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars 2015
  • Selected for Inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars 2016
  • Selected for Inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars 2017

Life Outside of the Office

Ruth lives in Bergen County with her husband, her two sons and dog, Indiana.When she isn’t in the office, Ruth loves going to the gym, go on a good shopping spree, enjoy quality time with friends and family, and all things Boston sports, including the Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics (please don’t hold this against her, Giants and Yankees fans!).She is also a die-hard Duke basketball fan (don’t hold this against her either).