Former Civil District Court judge, Kim Boyle, is a highly experienced employment and civil rights attorney, renowned for her persuasive oral advocacy skills in both trial and appellate courts.
Beyond her legal accomplishments, Ms. Boyle is recognized for her unwavering commitment to community service. She provided pro bono legal counsel to Covenant House of New Orleans, becoming the first African-American woman to serve as Co-Chair of the NO/AIDS Task Force Board of Trustees. Ms. Boyle also served on the board of Aids Law Louisiana and held positions on the boards of trustees for Princeton University, Touro Infirmary, Tulane University, and Dillard University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law. Additionally, Ms. Boyle played a pivotal role in the Louisiana Recovery Authority (“LRA”), serving as Chair of the LRA Healthcare Committee. She was a key member of the Bring New Orleans Back Commission, focusing on post-Katrina city rebuilding, and chaired the Health/Social Services Committee of the Commission.
Ms. Boyle's dedication to the legal community is evident in her active involvement in local, state, and national bar activities. She made history as the first female African-American President of the Louisiana State Bar Association during the 2009-2010 term and previously served as Treasurer and a member of the LSBA Board of Governors. Ms. Boyle also holds the distinction of being the first African-American President of the New Orleans Bar Association (“NOBA”).