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Kevin Lawrence Dixler

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Practice limited to immigration and visa law since 1993.  Member: American Immigration Lawyers Assn since 1993.  Chicago Bar Association.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Urdu, Hindi

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    23 years, 4.25 thousand cases



Fixed (always), Retainer (always)

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ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199305/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2016
Super LawyerThomson West Publishing2015
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2014
Top Lawyers in IllinoisAmerican Lawyer Media2013
BV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Special RecognitionIllinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Kevin L. Dixler1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Rome District chapter)Member2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Greater Chicago chapter)Active Member1993 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Immigration and Nationality Law CommitteeMember1993 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Immigration and Nationality Law CommitteeMember1993 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Chicago chapter)Ethics Committee, Member2009 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Greater Chicago chapter)Ethics and Unlawful Practice of Law, Co-Chair2008 - 2009
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNational Waivers Committee, Committee Member2006 - 2007
American Immigratrion Lawyers Association - Chicago ChapterParliamentarian2003 - 2004
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNational Admissions and Removal Committee, Committee Member2000 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sanchez v. Holder, et. al., 1:12 cv 06484settled for plaintiff without defendant answer, dismissed with prejudice by Plaintiff after Oath Ceremony
Chruscik v. Dorchoff, 11 cv 120U.S.C.I.S. agreed to vacate and approve Naturalization
Mozdzen v. Holder, 622 F.3d 680 (7th Cir. 2010)Overuled with dicta on other issues and issued as a precedent.
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Publication nameTitleDate
AILA's Focus on Waivers Under the Immigration and Nationality ActContributor, not Author.2008
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)The Most Compelling and Exigent Circumstances: Humanitarian Parole Requests Outside the Ports of Entry2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Illinois, ChicagoHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
University of Illinois, ChicagoBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AILA Overcoming Naturalization Delays and DenialsCitizenship through Naturalization2016
Annual Conference Nashville, TNSome Kind of Trouble: Problem Issues in Naturalization Cases2012
Immigration Law Fundamentals - ChicagoIntroduction, Family-Based Visas, Victims of Crime and VAWA Seminars2011
Interactive Legal Ethics 2010: Immigration Practitioners R U Ready?Immigration Legal Ethics2010
2nd Annual Ethics ConferenceClient Contact, Management, Conflicts, Internet, and Social Networking Panel2009
AILA's 2006 Annual Conference on Immigration LawMock Naturalization Interview2006
The Berlin Wall: Inadmissibility, Waivers and Port of Entry IssuesCrimes - 212(h) Waivers of Inadmissibility2005
AILA's 2002 Annual Conference on Immigration LawHumanitarian Parole and Public Interest Parole - Is This Even Possible?2002
AILA Chicago Chapter CLENSEERS Special Registration; Chicago Regulations and Memos2002