Leadership & Professional Involvement


Kristen is actively engaged in the immigration bar and in the health law community. She is honored by the opportunity to serve and engage on cutting edge issues. If you would seek to join or participate in any of the below organizations or attend an open meeting, please let us know at involvement@nullharrisvisalaw.com.

Current Leadership Roles

Chicago Bar Association, Health Law Committee, Chair (2013-2014), Vice-Chair (2012-2013). This is a health law-focused practice committee of the Chicago Bar Association that hosts educational meetings on a monthly basis.

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), Immigration Affinity Group, Co-Chair (2012 to present). The Immigration Affinity Group is associated with the Labor & Employment Practice Group of AHLA and is responsible for education and outreach regarding immigration issues for the healthcare sector.

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Chicago District CBP Liaison Committee (2013 -2014; 2007-2009). This is a peer-selected committee that liaises with Chicago CBP Management on a regularly scheduled basis. Minutes are published on AILA Infonet and are available to AILA members.

International Medical Graduate Taskforce (IMG Taskforce), Advocacy Co-Chair (2010 to present). As Advocacy Co-Chair, Kristen has lead advocacy efforts with respect to physician immigration legislation, including S. 616, relevant sections of S. 744, and the SKILLS Act in the current Congress.

Selected Past Leadership Roles

Chicago Bar Association, Immigration and Nationality Law, Chair (2006-2007), Vice-Chair (2005-2006). This is an immigration law-focused practice committee of the Chicago Bar Association.

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Chicago District Director Liaison Committee (2010-2011; 2006-2007). This is a peer-selected committee that liaises with Chicago District USCIS Management on a regularly scheduled basis. Meeting minutes are published on AILA Infonet and are available to AILA members.

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
  • Canadian-US Business Council
  • Chicago Bar Association, Alliance for Women; Health Law Committee
  • International Medical Graduate Taskforce (IMG Taskforce)

 

 

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