Kim Christopherson is a proud southerner and native of the great state of Virginia. She grew up outside of Richmond, attending elementary school and high school in Colonial Heights. Kim attended Emory & Henry College in southwestern Virginia, graduating from college with a bachelor’s degree in German language and literature. Thereafter, she worked for several years for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, and then she attended law school at the University of Montana. Beginning in 2000, Kim practiced as a general civil litigation lawyer in Miles City and throughout eastern Montana, and she has been practicing law in Kalispell since 2006.
In 2002, Kim met her husband, Brent, who at the time was the Fire Chief for the city of Miles City, Montana. Brent is now the Assistant Fire Chief of Operations for the Missoula Rural Fire District in Missoula, Montana. They live in Kalispell with the lovely Lillee, their eight-year-old English Bulldog.