Kathryn N. Karam has over five years of experience practicing immigration law. She is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Attorney Karam opened her law practice in July 2013 in order to provide high-quality, personalized services on a range of immigration matters. Her office offers services in Spanish and Chinese.
Attorney Karam began her career at Quan, Burdette, and Perez, P.C., which later became FosterQuan LLP, in Houston, Texas. During this time, she handled all types of immigration matters, including family-based immigration matters, naturalization and citizenship issues, employment-based matters, non-immigrant visas, issues involving Customs and Border Protection, and detention and removal cases. She gained a reputation for being diligent, passionate, creative, and a dedicated problem solver. Attorney Karam was later employed with Greenberg Traurig, LLP in Houston, Texas, where she primarily handled business non-immigrant visa matters.
Prior to earning her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, Attorney Karam earned a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese, from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a Certificate in Chinese Studies from the Johns-Hopkins-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies.
Ms. Karam is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served as Advocacy Liaison for AILA’s Texas Chapter from 2010-2013. She has volunteered at the Chinese Community Center, the Tahirih Justice Center for Immigrant Women and Girls, and volunteered at citizenship clinics in the Houston area. She also spoke at the AILA Texas Chapter Conference in November 2013 on the topic of Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny.
Languages Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish
Licensed since 2007
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2007||05/24/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Certification||Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)||2014|
|Board Certified - Immigration and Nationality Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||2012|
|Founder||Law Office of Kathryn N. Karam, P.C.,||2013 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Greenberg Traurig LLP||2012 - 2013|
|Associate Attorney||FosterQuan LLP||2007 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Pink Petro||Member||2015 - Present|
|Asian Chamber of Commerce||Member||2013 - Present|
|Asian American Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Texas Chapter Advocacy Coordinator||2010 - 2012|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Houston Business Journal||Employers Getting Slammed in Work Visa Application process||2014|
|Lebanon Times Magazine||Entering a Season of Luck and Hope||2014|
|Lebanon Times Magazine||April Isn't Just Tax Season||2014|
|Lebanon Times Magazine||The Love and Law||2014|
|University of Texas School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Johns Hopkins-Nanjing Center||Chinese Studies||Certificate in Chinese Studies||2003|
|Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)||Chinese||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association Texas Chapter Fall Conference||RFE and NOID Intensive||N/A|