Kim Kingsley Bogard

Professional Summary

Ms. Kingsley Bogard began with the Firm in 1994 and was named a partner in 2006. In addition to her law degree, she was awarded a Masters Degree in Developmental Psychology. This diverse educational background provides her with a unique perspective especially suited to education and school law.

Before joining the Firm as an associate, her experience included:

Pinnell & Kingsley LLP, Law Clerk

Significant research and writing in the areas of Special Education, Student Discipline and Fingerprinting Laws. In particular, played a crucial role in drafting and updating two of the Pinnell & Kingsley Handbooks: Fingerprinting in the Public Schools, Special Education and Guidelines for Student Discipline.

California State University at San Francisco, Published

Master of Arts Thesis: The Effects of Temperamental Goodness of Fit Between Teachers & Students on 5th Graders’ Achievement. An in-depth, longitudinal study to assess the degree to which scholastic achievement is affected when a student’s temperament differs from that of his/her teacher.

California State University at San Francisco, Student Teacher

Conducted research regarding “superhero play” and its relation to child development. Developed lesson plans and taught 3 to 5 year old children in a preschool setting.

University of California at Davis, Research Assistant

Language Acquisition Lab. A two year assignment in the study of language development to determine whether children could communicate using sign language at a time when they were unable to communicate verbally.

University of California at Davis, Research Assistant

Eye Witness Memory Lab. A one-year assignment in the study of short-term memory.

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