Glenn J. Kim was sworn in as a Circuit Court judge on May 1, 2007. He was a deputy prosecuting attorney with the Honolulu Prosecutor's Office from 1993 till his appointment to the bench in 2007. While at the Prosecutor's Office, he was primarily a felony trials attorney, also serving as the head of both the domestic violence felony and misdemeanor units. Prior to his work at the Prosecutor's Office, Judge Kim served as a law clerk for Ronald T.Y. Moon, Chief Justice of the Hawai`i Supreme Court from 1992 to 1993. He also worked as a law clerk in the Office of the Public Defender, and as a legal extern for Judge Alan Kay at the federal district court.
Judge Kim received his law degree from the Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa.