Kimm Alayne Walton, age 53, beloved wife of Henry E. Reinhardt and loving mother of Harry E.A. Reinhardt III, passed away Monday February 18th, 2013. Kimm also leaves behind a loving family: Dad Alan, Mom EJ, Brother Keir, Sisters Sherri and Kristin, Nieces — Emily, Hailey, Amanda, Nephews — Tommy, John, Michael, Jeff, Sol, and George.
Born in London, England, she came to the US at the age of 1, the daughter of Alan and EJ Walton of Westport, CT. She had been a resident of Redding, CT for the last eight years. Kimm received her BS Degree in Accounting as well as her JD in Law from Case Western Reserve University. Kimm was an accomplished writer, renowned motivational lecturer and humorist. In addition to running her own publishing company Audio Textour, she authored the ubiquitous “Law in a Flash” legal study aid series, several job search books including Guerilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams, Americas Greatest Places to Work with a Law Degree and The Best of the Job Goddess, and was the National Law Journal’s Dear Job Goddess columnist, and lectured at over 200 law schools across the continental US and Hawaii. Her specialty was bringing humor to the law by writing and selling millions of study aids and speaking to thousands of law students.
While she was very accomplished professionally, her greatest joy was her son Harry, age 10, and being home with her family. She will be deeply missed by her husband and son.
The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield, CT. Visiting hours will be from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 pm with the service in her honor to follow from 12:00-1:00 pm with the Rev. Todd Shipley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Reinhardt-Walton Family Fund, a fund being established for the education of Kimm’s son Harry c/o Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For information or to sign an online guest register please visit: www.SpearMillerFuneralHome.com.
—by the family