Gale Kim is an associate with experience in employment law, civil and commercial litigation, and insurance defence. Before joining Mackoff Mohamed, Gale practiced employment and labour relations law at a national law firm, dealing with management-side employment and labour, wrongful dismissal, and human rights issues. Gale advises clients on employment contracts and drafting, workplace discipline, employee terminations, and workplace and anti-harassment policies. Before moving to British Columbia, Gale served as a judicial law clerk at the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in Edmonton.
Gale has appeared in proceedings before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, British Columbia Court of Appeal, Employment Standards Branch, Labour Relations Board, Human Rights Tribunal, and various alternative dispute resolution proceedings including arbitration and mediation.
Since her call to the bar, Gale has been a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Vancouver Bar Association. She also volunteers by giving legal advice through Access Pro Bono’s programs, including the Lawyer Referral Service.
Gale holds a BFA in film and video production (Honours) from New York University, a MFA in experimental animation from California Institute of the Arts, and Juris Doctor from University of Alberta.
Outside of work, Gale enjoys being outdoors with her family and continues to fuel her interest in film and animation.
Practice areas: Employment law, labour law, civil litigation, commercial litigation, and insurance defence