Kim Kirkley, J.D., is a Nationally-Acclaimed wedding officiant/Life-Cycle Celebrant, TEDx Speaker, and author of 4 highly regarded books. Her message, of personalized ceremonies as a powerful way to deepened and affirm the experience of being alive, inspires many from incredibly diverse backgrounds and belief systems to approach each ceremonial experience with authenticity and mindfulness.
Declared “The Officiant” by New York Magazine, Kim has been featured by a multitude of media outlets including MSNBC, the New York Times, Colin Cowie Weddings, Four Weddings, Ebony, Mikie Saves the Date, the Fine Living channel, Health & Spirituality magazine and many more.
Kim is a leading national authority on Ritual and Meaning across belief systems. Having coached many people to authentic success and survived cancer, buried both of her parents, a brother and a sister, Kim lives her message of authentic success, resilience, and serving the highest good for the benefit of all.
Kim Kirkley is the ideal speaker and coach for anyone seeking enhanced fulfillment in life, career and ceremony. Kim’s unique background has made her the go-to speaker, coach and officiant for people interested in ceremony, ritual, international diversity and inclusion.
A former staff attorney with Lambda Legal and current member of Pride Toastmasters, Kim hold a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampton University and a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University.