Kimberly C. Arriola

Kimberly Arriola focuses her area of practice on trademark prosecution.  Prior to joining Pirkey Barber, Kimberly worked for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a Trademark Examining Attorney and has extensive experience with registration of marks in the United States.

Kimberly earned her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she served as Publications Editor for the Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law and Senior Trademark Editor for the American University Intellectual Property Brief.

Before entering law school, Kimberly graduated from the University of Leicester with a Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours in International Relations.

Outside of the office, Kimberly enjoys painting and trying out new recipes.


  • 2017 J.D., American University Washington College of Law
    • 2017 Mussey Prize
    • Publications Editor, Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
    • Senior Trademark Editor, American University Intellectual Property Brief
  • 2014 B.A., First Class Honours, University of Leicester


  • The District of Columbia Bar