Kim Manning joined Goodsill in February 2008 as the Director of Information Lifecycle Management. In this role, she manages all aspects of client information in all forms (electronic and hard copy) from conflict check and case inception to final disposition, employing a variety of software applications and database technologies to deliver reliable and efficient management of client materials. Information Lifecycle Management also encompasses the firm’s knowledge management and research initiatives, to facilitate the efficient delivery of legal services. Kim supervises a staff of five information professionals who handle the daily management of client information for the firm.
Kim holds several technology certifications, and has a particular talent for process automation and data analysis. She brings to the firm a wealth of experience and insight into the particular needs of the legal environment.
Starting as a receptionist for her father’s law firm while still a teenager, Kim has worked in the legal industry for more than 30 years, performing nearly every non-attorney law firm role during that time. In 1985, her focus shifted to legal technology, which has been her passion ever since. She served as Systems Manager for a mainland firm for 14 years, then spent nine years as Senior Applications Engineer for a leading systems integrator, specializing in technology solutions for the legal market, including the installation of content management suites, desktop and full system design, and database analysis and design.
Kim has lectured on a variety of legal and technology subjects for groups such as the San Diego County Bar Association, Association of Legal Administrators, University of San Diego, San Diego Legal Secretaries Association, and Microsoft, as well as private groups, seminar companies, and law firms, and has been published in various organization newsletters and the San Diego County Bar Association's new attorney guide, among others. She was a founder and/or officer of numerous legal and technology-oriented users groups and organizations. She also served on the Legal Advisory Committee for the San Diego Community College District, and taught Legal Office Procedures courses at Mesa and City Colleges for a number of years.
In her free time, Kim enjoys power-walking, camping, sailing, and snorkeling.
San Diego State University, Baccalaureate studies, Political Science