Kimberly C. Estess

Kim Estess, Dayton Estate Planning and Probate Attorney

Attorney Kimberly C. Estess joined Roberson Law in 2010 following her first year of law school at the University of Dayton School of Law (UDSL). While at UDSL, Kim worked as a legal assistant for Roberson Law, interned with the Honorable Alice O. McCollum at the Montgomery County Probate Court, and was a member of both the University of Dayton Law Review and the UDSL Moot Court Team. As a member of the Moot Court team, Kim traveled to New York City and competed in the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition, where she and her partner received the runner-up award for “Best Brief”. Additionally, Kim was a Finalist in the 2010 Walter H. Rice Moot Court Competition at UDSL.  Kim was a member of the board for the Volunteer Student Law Project, which works with the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyer’s Project to provide legal service to those who could not otherwise afford it. She also worked as a teaching assistant for a first year legal writing course and was a President’s Scholarship recipient.

Kim received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Indiana University, where she developed strong writing and editing skills that she brings to her work at Roberson Law. During her time at IU, Kim worked as a staff writer for the student newspaper, the Indiana Daily Student, and as the Publicity Assistant for the IU Campus Recreational Sports department. In her role as Publicity Assistant, Kim was also charged with serving as the Managing Editor for the biannual RS Mag developed by the Recreational Sports department. As a freshman, Kim joined Alpha Gamma Delta women’s fraternity and became a member of the Hutton Honors College.

Kim is an active member of Incarnation Church in Centerville, where she attended the youth group as a high school student. As a high school senior, Kim was awarded the Joe Bowles Community Service scholarship by the City of Centerville for her commitment to community service. Today, Kim continues to volunteer with the Incarnation youth ministry and also assists with the church’s Brighton Gardens ministry, where she helps to offer a Sunday church service to the residents of the facility. Kim and her husband, Adam, have two daughters, Cecelia and Abigail, and live in Centerville with their miniature schnauzer and cat.