Melanie Gurley Keeney Presents National School Board Association Audio Conference on Immigration Law Issues

Sep 12, 2006

Attorneys from Tueth Keeney often contribute their time and talents on a voluntary basis to educate and inform their colleagues. On September 12, 2006, Melanie Gurley Keeney gave a legal presentation entitled “Hot Topics in Student and Employee Immigration Law” at an NSBA Audio Conference. Melanie’s audio presentation focused on the cutting-edge legal issues surrounding immigration in the school district context.

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is a not-for-profit Federation of state associations of school boards across the United States. Their mission is to foster excellence and equity in public education through school board leadership by providing vital information and services to state associations of school boards and local school boards throughout the nation. For more information on NSBA, please visit their website

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.