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about kim mctorry


Kim McTorry is a Houston trial attorney dedicated to fairness and justice.


Kim was raised to value the importance of hard work, gratitude, and treating people with dignity and respect. She rose from poverty and even briefly experienced homelessness as a child. Kim went on to become the first in her family to attend college. Her life experiences inspire her to live a life of service.


During college she worked at Girls Incorporated, a non-profit after school program, started a mentorship program at Western Kentucky University, called Sisters Inspiring Sisters, and participated in Habitat for Humanity home builds. She continued this personal passion for public service by helping homeless communities in her capacity as Facilitator at the Nashville Rescue Mission. As a Facilitator she coordinated programs for women and children residents. Desiring to make an even greater impact on her community, she decided to attend law school.


True to her spirit of service, she attended Belmont University College of Law in Nashville, Tennessee. While in law school, Kim was the founder and president of both the Women’s Law Student Organization and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Additionally, she served as a Senior Law Review Editor for the Southern Journal of Policy and Justice and a contributing author for the Tennessee Bar Association's Law Launch Project. She coordinated and led legal clinics dedicated to providing legal aid to domestic violence survivors and immigrants impacted as victims of crimes. She was recognized for her dedication to the community by being invited as fellow of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Diversity Leadership Institute.


Upon graduating law school Kim was one of ten selected, from over 200 applicants, to work as a prosecutor at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. She accepted this position because she recognized the need for diversity within the criminal justice system and was hopeful about making a positive change towards fair treatment of both victims and the accused.


While at the DA’s office, she handled thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases. She served in the Special Crimes Unit as an elite member of the Human Trafficking Division and Sex Crimes Division.


She now manages McTorry Law, PLLC where she lends a majority of her practice to the underprivileged and the disenfranchised. As a criminal defense attorney, she is tasked with protecting the Constitutional rights of the accused. Additionally, she is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated, Partnership Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce, Centennial Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association. 

Outside of the courtroom Kim enjoys her time with her husband and 3 children. They are proud baseball and dance parents.

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