Kim McCormick attended Mississippi State University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. She then attended the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctorate. After graduating from law school in 2000, Kim served as a law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court. She then entered private practice, and she now specializes solely in Family Law, as both an attorney and as a guardian ad litem, wherein she represents the best interests of children and serves as an independent arm of the Court. She is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of Mississippi, Federal Courts for the Northern and Southern District of Mississippi, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Kim is a member of the Madison County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the Mississippi Bar Association. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Jackson, and she also serves as a Friends of the Board committee member for the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Kim has two daughters, and she attends Pinelake Church.