Edward Kimball received a law degree from the University of Utah College of Law in 1955 and an LL.M. in 1959 and the S.J.D. in 1962 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. From 1956 to 1962 he taught at the University of Montana Law School and then taught at the University of Wisconsin Law School. He was one of the original members of the BYU Law faculty and taught courses on criminal law. He also helped co-author a biography about his father, Spencer W. Kimball. Professor Kimball passed away on November 21, 2016.