KScheuerleinKendra H.M. Scheuerlein

T. 312.604.2624
F. 312.604.2625
kscheuerlein@hsplegal.com
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Kendra H.M. Scheuerlein is an associate with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. She concentrates her practice in the areas of immigration and nationality matters. These include family-based immigration issues, naturalization, asylum, U visa, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival applications. Ms. Scheuerlein represents clients in removal proceedings before the Department of Homeland Security, including clients with various criminal issues. Her practice also encompasses a wide breadth of business-related immigration topics, including nonimmigrant work visas, and employment based permanent residence applications. She joined the firm in 2014.

Ms. Scheuerlein graduated from the DePaul University College of Law in May 2013. During law school, Ms. Scheuerlein worked in two immigration law-based clinics and volunteered with various organizations, including the asylum project through PROBAR in Harlingen, Texas; the expungement project through Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago, Illinois; and the Cook County Circuit Court Domestic Violence Courthouse Project.

EDUCATION

  • DePaul University College of Law (J.D. 2013)

    • — Certificate in Public Interest Law
    • — Society for Immigration and Asylum Law

  • Evergreen State College (B.A. 2004)

ADMISSIONS

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois (2013)

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish


MEMBERSHIPS / ASSOCIATIONS

LEGAL

  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association

  • Member, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

    • —Co-chair of AILA Chicago Chapter New Members Committee
    • —Committee member of AILA Chicago Executive Office for Immigration Review committee

  • Chicago liaison to American Immigration Counsel, Washington, D.C.

 

CIVIC / COMMUNITY

  •  Vice-President of the Executive Board, Centro Romero

 

SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Unaccompanied Minors at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Loyola University Law School, Public Interest Law Reporter Annual Symposium: “(Un)Documented: Human Impact of Our Immigration Policies and Advocacy Strategies.” (Nov. 11, 2016)

  •  The Criminalization of Asylum Seekers, DePaul University College of Law, “CRIMMIGRATION: When Criminal and Immigration Laws Cross Paths.” (April 7, 2016)