Tueth Keeney shareholder Melanie Gurley Keeney participated in a webinar sponsored by the Employment Law Alliance on February 26, 2009. Clients and friends of the firm were invited to participate in this free webinar which featured experienced immigration lawyers from all over the country offering insights into the current status of immigration issues such as ICE and I-9 Employment Verification Issues and Related Matters, Changes in E-Verify and Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Visa Issues. The webinar also focused on the changes that are in store over the coming months.
Minimizing legal risks to its clients is an important focus of Tueth Keeney. Firm attorneys are often asked to participate in seminars focused on educating clients and avoiding litigation.
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.”
Immigration – The firm represent businesses, institutions of higher learning, and individuals with respect to immigration-related matters, including obtaining visitor visas, temporary and permanent work visas, consular processing of visas, obtaining citizenship, advising employers on employment sanctions issues, and defending employers faced with INS I-9 audits and investigations.