Melanie Gurley Keeney, shareholder and co-founder of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt P.C., recently contributed her time and expertise to serve as a faculty member at the Public Risk Management Association’s (PRIMA) Institute. The institute took place on October 26-29, 2009 and was held at the Chateau Bourbon in New Orleans, Louisiana. Melanie spoke regarding the “Legal Principles of Risk Management”.
PRIMA, for the past three decades, has been the one-stop resource for educational programming, risk resources, and networking opportunities for public sector risk managers. The PRIMA Institute is the industry’s premier risk management training program. The event was targeted towards those with less than two years of experience in the risk management arena, who wish to get grounded in the technical and management aspects of their jobs.
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,” 2005-2009 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.”