Attorneys from Tueth Keeney often contribute their time and talents on a voluntary basis to educate and inform their colleagues. Melanie Gurley Keeney will give a legal presentation entitled “Employment Law Overview ““ Hiring Practices: How to Avoid Liability” at the Greater St. Louis Dental Society’s 2006 Mid-Continent Dental Congress being held at the Chase Park Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri September 14 – 16, 2006.
The Greater St. Louis Dental Society is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1856. The object of this Society is to cultivate the science and art of dentistry, to elevate and sustain the professional character of its members, to disseminate knowledge pertaining to the advancement of health and to represent the interests of the dental profession and the public it serves. For more information on the Greater St. Louis Dental Society, please visit their website www.gslds.org.
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.”
Employment & Labor – The firm has successfully represented a number of businesses, large and small, throughout the Midwest in employment and labor matters. Our broad range of experience includes employment discrimination litigation, wage-hour investigations, affirmative action revision plans development, INS audits, and a variety of traditional labor matters.