Kim Pittman graduated cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law in 2005, where she received the Kenneth Clegg Memorial Writing Award. After graduation, Kim worked in a small Portland law firm before opening her own practice in 2006. In 2009, she became a Partner at Vincent, Kantz, Ruffner & Pittman. In October 2011, the Law Offices of Vincent, Kantz, Pittman & Thompson were formed.
Kim specializes in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, support issues and parental rights and responsibilities. Her practice also includes prosecuting and defending clients in Protection from Abuse and Harassment cases and representing parents in Protective Custody cases.
Kim has a keen understanding of the emotional and financial toll extensive litigation can take on her clients. This understanding balanced with her vigorous advocation for her clients has earned her a reputation as a compassionate and aggressive attorney. No two cases are alike, and Kim works with her clients to come up with the best strategy to see them through to a positive outcome.
Kim is passionate about giving back to the community. She is an active volunteer with the Volunteer Lawyers Project and was recognized by the VLP in 2008 for her commitment to pro bono opportunities in the state of Maine. In 2012, she received the Minott-Crowley Award for Excellence in Volunteerism. Kim works closely with Family Crisis Outreach and the Volunteer Lawyers Project to ensure justice for all Mainers, regardless of their income level. She is a regular volunteer at the Portland District Court Domestic Violence Advocacy Program and donates her time and expertise once a month at Portland’s Courthouse Assistance Program, or CHAP.