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Benjamin Taylor Kurten

Benjamin Taylor Kurten

Practice areas:

Immigration

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About Me

Ben has more than 16 years of immigration law experience and represents both large and small clients across the country in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, health care, financial services, technology, entertainment, consumer goods and agriculture. His work includes assisting clients with navigating the immigration regulations to be able to employ foreign-born talent as well as with developing, implementing and executing organizational objectives, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with U.S. immigration regulations. Ben has successfully argued cases before the Executive Office of the Immigration Judge, Board of Immigrations Appeals and the Administrative Appeals Office.


 


In addition, Ben is a frequent speaker and panelist on the topic of immigration and regularly presents at industry events. He travels to Washington D.C. regularly to advocate for favorable immigration legislation.


 


Ben is listed in Best Lawyers in America, is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and received a peer review rating of BV from Martindale-Hubbell for his high legal ability and ethical standards.


 


Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. is a full-service, business-oriented law firm with offices in Milwaukee, Waukesha and Madison, Wisconsin and Rockford, Illinois. With more than 200 lawyers, the firm serves clients throughout the United States and internationally with a combination of legal advice, industry understanding and superior client service.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Immigration: 100%

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Contact Info

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.

1000 N. Water Street, Suite 1700
Milwaukee, WI, 53202

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing199703/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer, ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyer, ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyer, ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2012
Best Lawyer, ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyer, ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2010
Best Lawyer, ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2009
Wisconsin Rising StarMilwaukee Magazine's Super Lawyer Section Top Wisconsin Lawyers2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyQuarles & Brady2003 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of WisconsinMember1997 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
International Medical Graduate Task ForceCalls ChairN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Wisconsin Lawyer, 85 Wis. Law. 16-20Form I-9: Verifying Employment Eligibility – Can I Go Too Far?2012
SHRM OnlineUSCIS to Increase Employer Visits to Deter Visa Fraud2009
Immigration & Nationality Law HandbookClinical J-1 Waivers - A Primer2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Miami N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994