Zinzow Law
Kimberly Ross

Kimberly Ross

Senior Paralegal

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

Kimberly Ross is the Senior Paralegal for Zinzow Law.  Kim was born to German and Irish American Parents in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  She lived in Colorado and Maryland before her family settled in Northwest Tampa Bay where she currently lives with her immediate family and is surrounded by many members of her extended family.  Her most treasured times in life are the times spent on the family farm in Pennsylvania.  It’s here that she enjoys a bit of the simpler life, and where she was taught what it really means to live a self-sufficient lifestyle. It is on the family farm that Kim learned the value of hard work, family and loyalty.  It was also on the farm that she gained a special appreciation for the American Farmer, and the Patriots who came before her to build our great nation.  Her diverse background and values are at the heart of all she does, whether it is competing in partial marathons, volunteering to help our veterans and active duty soldiers, working on the farm, or working at Zinzow Law, Kim tackles every undertaking with enthusiasm, fortitude and compassion.

Education

Certified Paralegal, 2014, Paralegal Studies, St. Petersburg College

 

M.S., 1999, Nova Southeastern University Concentration: Education

 

B.A., 1994, University of South Florida Concentration: Psychology

Honors & Accolades

  • UPARC Foundation Presidents Award (2005 and 2007)

Professional Affiliations

  • NALA ǀ The Paralegal Association
  • Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc., Director of Certification and Student Relations
  • Florida Alliance of Paralegal Associations, Inc., Treasurer and TBPA Delegate
  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer for Wills for Heroes
  • Vice President of Corporate Giving – Zinzow Law Foundation, Inc.
  • Swim Coach, Special Olympics
  • Volunteer, Pinellas County Schools
  • Previously served on the Commission of Accreditation for Rehabilitative Services (CARF)
  • Helped develop International Standards for Dementia Care
  • Associate Executive Director of UPARC, Inc. Clearwater (15 years)
  • Served as an Expert Witness in a Federal Intellectual Disability Abuse Case in Washington, D.C.