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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Hochstatter, McCarthy, Rivas & Runde, S.C.

5555 N Port Washington Rd
Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI, 53217-4928

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jennifer L. Nissen

    Kelley is an excellent attorney with extensive knowledge in immigration law. She has extensive experience with employment-based immigration matters and provides exceptional service to her clients, both individuals and organizations.


    Jennifer Nissen Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker


WIGood Standing200303/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Women in the Law HonoreeWisconsin Law Journal2016
Leading LawyersM Magazine2015
Distinguished Public Service AwardU.S. Department of Justice2014
Leading LawyerM Magazine2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Leading LawersM Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyHochstatter, McCarthy, Rivas & Runde, S.C.2003 - Present
Law ClerkHochstatter, McCarthy, Rivas & Runde, S.C.2002 - 2003
Supervised Fieldwork PositionU.S. Attorney's Office2002 - 2002
Law ClerkKlein Thorpe & Jenkins2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Membership Committee)Committee Chair2016 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Health Professionals Committee)Member2015 - Present
Association for Women LawyersMember2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Wisconsin chapter)USCBP Committe Chair2014 - Present
International Medical Graduate TaskforceMember2006 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember2003 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Membership Committee)National Committee Member2014 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Wisconsin Chapter)Chair2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Wisconsin Chapter)Vice Chair2011 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Wisconsin Chapter)Treasurer2007 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois Practice Series, Vol. 21, The Law of Medical Practice in IllinoisInternational Medical Graduates2016
Illinois Practice Series, Vol. 21, The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois, 2015 SupplementInternational Medical Gradutaes2015
Administrative LawAn Annual Survey of Administrative Law 20002000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette UniversityPolitical Science and International AffairsMA - Masters2004
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Marquette UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lakeshore Ecumenical OutreachImmigration and the President's Executive Action2014
Immigration WorkshopImmigration Law2013
Immigration 101 for the Medical PracticeImmigration Law2013