- Category: Notable Women in Law
- Number of years working in your current industry: 33
- Undergrad degree/university: University of WI- Stevens Point
- Graduate degree/university: Marquette University
- Law degree/university: Marquette University
Kimberly Hurtado, managing shareholder of Hurtado Zimmerman S.C. in Wauwatosa, started her firm 22 years ago with a commitment and passion for helping her community.
As part of her firm’s Day of Service commitment, she, along with every member of her firm, has dedicated 1-3 days each month since the firm’s inception to providing pro-bono legal services to a worthy nonprofit organization such as the Milwaukee Art Museum, Meta House and United Community Center
Hurtado graduated with an undergraduate degree in theatre arts from University Wisconsin-Stevens Point and went on to earn her masters in communication at Marquette University before earning her JD from Marquette University Law School.
She has served on advisory boards for Mercy Housing Lakefront, Taliesin Preservation Inc., Travaux Inc., and the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum’s Maker Space, among others. Hurtado is an expert in her field of construction and real property development law. She has authored several books and articles and has lectured internationally on developments in building information modeling, electronic project management, 3D printing, prefabrication and sustainability.
“She is a zealous advocate for her clients and has been at the forefront of the development of construction law in Wisconsin,” said Brian Zimmerman, shareholder at Hurtado Zimmerman. “Mentoring other attorneys and industry professionals both within and outside her firm has been something Kim has done for decades, particularly for women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises.”