Kathleen Grzegorek has been a California State Bar-Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law for over nineteen years.
She has over twenty-five years of immigration experience serving a diverse client base with an emphasis on business immigration in the professional, high technology, academic, fine arts, scientific and entertainment fields. Clients range from start-up enterprises to mid-size and large companies, law firms, nonprofit entities, as well as government institutes and universities.
Ms. Grzegorek is very active in the immigration field and has lectured and published frequently on topics such as Immigration in a Fluctuating Economy; Immigration for Business Professionals in Finance, Marketing and Operations; Nonimmigrant Visas for Entertainers, Athletes and Artists; and The J-1 Program Demystified: Answers to your Top J-1 Visa Questions, Inside Immigration, April 2013.
Activities in the immigration field also include liaison and policy formation on the regional and national level. She served with the American Immigration Lawyers Association as Chair of the Students & Scholars Committee from 2011-2013. She served as the Chair of the Liaison Committee for the California Service Center from 2008 to 2010. She also works with the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) where she spoke at the 2011-2015 annual conferences.
Ms. Grzegorek’s husband is a Research Scientist in Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology. They live in a historic craftsman home in Pasadena, California with a superb Japanese-style garden. She is a member of the board of the Friends of the Gamble House, a house museum operated by the University of Southern California.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Founding Partner||Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP||2005 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Friends of the Gamble House||Member||2016 - Present|
|AILA Mentor Program||Experienced Practitioner||2000 - Present|
|AILA Students & Scholars Committee||Chair||2011 - 2013|
|USCIS California Service Center Liaison Committee||Chair||2008 - 2010|
|AILA||The J-1 Program Demystified: Answers to Your Top J Visa Questions||2013|
|AILA: Inside Immigration (Apr. 2013)||Visa Life-Cycle for Researchers and Scientists||2013|
|Immigration Options for Academics and Researchers 67 (2011ed.)||Representing Clients Who Perform Fundamental Research||2011|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||J.D.||1990|
|Virginia Commonwealth University||B.A.||1982|
|Caltech Town Hall Meeting on Executive Order||Developments of President Trump's travel ban||2017|
|2017 AILA Annual Conference||Tricky LCA and PERM Issues for a Mobile Workforce||2017|
|2017 NAFSA Annual Conference||Employer Compliance and Document Retention for Employment of Foreign Nationals||2017|
|29th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference||Strategies for Entrepreneurs, Researchers, and Extraordinary Foreign Nationals||2016|
|Jet Propulsion Laboratory||Permanent Residence Handled by Outside Counsel||2016|
|University of Southern California||Permanent Residence Handled by Outside Counsel||2015|
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