Attorney with AV Rated Borene Law Firm, P. A. - Global Immigration Goup, is a native of Minnesotan, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Berkeley with a bachelors degree in Spanish Language and Literature. She received her law degree from the University of California-Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, where she was a George Moscone Scholar and served on staff of the Hastings Law Journal. Ms. Kildow is fluent in both Spanish and English.
Since 1991, Ms. Kildow has represented clients and advised employers, physicians, academia, health care facilities, and families on immigration-related matters. She has been with the Borene Law Firm continuously since 1995 with the exception of a couple of years at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic as Mayo Clinic's first in-house Immigration Attorney and Director of its International Personnel Office. While at the Mayo Clinic, she advised clinical and research staff and allied health personnel on immigration-related legal matters. Prior to joining the Borene Law Firm, Ms. Kildow was an attorney with the law firm of Maun & Simon in St. Paul, Minnesota. In addition to immigration law, Ms. Kildow has a background in business law, litigation, employment law and health care law. Prior to law school, she was a paraprofessional in the medical field, and she maintains a life-long interest in healthcare-related matters.
Ms. Kildow is a 20-year member the American Immigration Lawyers Association and she is a past Chair of the Immigration Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. She assists individuals, employers, and families located throughout the U.S. and around the world with U.S. and global (outbound) immigration matters.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1992
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|MN||Authorized to practice||1992||06/29/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|National Honor Society||Phi Beta Kappa||1985|
|Attorney||Borene Law Firm, P. A. - Global Immigratiom Group||2000 - Present|
|Director, International Personnel Office||Mayo Clinic||1998 - 2000|
|Attorney||Borene Law Firm, P. A. - Global Immigration Group||1995 - 1998|
|Volunteer Attorney||Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights||1991 - 1996|
|Attorney||Maun & Simon, PLC||1991 - 1995|
|Interpreter||La Raza Centro Legal||1987 - 1991|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Chair, Immigration Section||2003 - 2004|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Vice Chair, Immigration Section||2002 - 2003|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Treasurer||2001 - 2002|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Secretary||2000 - 2001|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|Hastings Law Journal||A Harvest of Shame: The Imposition of Independent Contractor Status on Migrant Farmworkers and Its Ramifications for Migrant Children||1991|
|University of California, Hastings College of the Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of California - Berkeley||Spanish Language and Literature||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|
|Midwest Conference||Representing the Best and Brightest: Strategies for International Physicians and Scholars||2014|
|Immigration CLE||Must-Know International Tax Traps for Immigration Attorneys and Their Clients||2014|
|Midwest Conference||Alternatives to Ls and Hs: Watch Your Ps and Qs, and Os and TNs and Es||2010|
|Minnesota Dakotas Chapter CLE||Q&A: Employment-based Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visa Categories for Professionals||2009|