Firm shareholder Melanie Gurley Keeney was a featured presenter at the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s (MSBA) Practical Personnel Law Workshop. The workshop took place on February 24, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri. Melanie’s presentation at the workshop was on the topic of I-9s, E-Verify and Your Districts Responsibilities.
The MSBA represents the leadership teams of school districts who are charged with shaping the educational programs of the public school students of Missouri, and because of that the MSBA’s mission is helping school boards succeed. Tueth Keeney is proud of its commitment to the advising and educating of school administrators on the complex and ever changing legal issues facing public schools.
Melanie Keeney practices in the areas of Employment, Immigration, and Education law. Melanie represents institutions of higher education, corporations and individuals in immigration law matters, including obtaining nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and handling employer sanctions issues, I-9 compliance, E-Verify issues, consular processing and naturalization. She frequently speaks on immigration, labor and education issues. Melanie has been listed in St. Louis Magazine’s “St. Louis Best Lawyers” and ” The Best Lawyers in America,” from 1997-2008, and in ” Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers,” 2005-2008 editions as a top lawyer and one of the top 50 female lawyers in Missouri and Kansas and in Kansas City Magazine as one of the ” Top Missouri Lawyers.”
Missouri Education – The law firm of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. (the “Firm”), has one of the largest and most successful education law groups in the country. The Firm regularly serves the legal counsel needs of approximately 150 school districts throughout Missouri. The Firm also has one of the largest school law practices in Central and Southern Illinois.