Kim Schulke was born in Vallejo, California on September 30, 1956, but raised in Montana. She graduated from Montana State University with a B.S. in Finance in 1978. She received her J.D. from the University of Montana in 1981.
Kim began her legal practice as a law clerk for the First Judicial District Court in Helena, Montana, a position she held for two years.
From 1984 to 1987, she served as a staff attorney with the Office of the Securities Commissioner in Helena, Montana and then as Deputy Securities Commissioner for the State of Montana.
From 1987 until 1991, Kim was a Deputy County Attorney for Cascade County, Great Falls, Montana. During that time, she was appointed Chief Deputy. Kim has been with the firm since 1991 and has been a shareholder in the firm since January 1, 1996.
Kim is Past President of the Cascade County Bar Association and of the Cascade County Law Clinic. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Montana Justice Foundation. She and her family enjoy golf and skiing.
Kim is a member of the Cascade County Bar Association, the State Bar of Montana, the Montana Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice and the Workplace Injury Litigation Group (WILG.) She practices workers’ compensation law and personal injury law. Kim is regularly among the Top 10 attorneys in Montana in terms of volume of workers’ compensation claims and dollar value of settlements according to the records of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.
In 2022 Kim was honored by the Cascade County Bar Association with the Ed Alexander Lifetime Achievement Award.