Kristen T. Burke

Of Counsel
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Business Immigration & Compliance
    Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3615
    Fax: 713.374.3505
    University Trinity University, B.A., 1996
    Law SchoolThe University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1999 Member, Texas International Law Journal
    Admitted1999, Texas

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, American Bar Association

    •Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

    •Member, Forum for Expatriate Management

    •Member, Houston Bar Association

    •Member, Houston International HR Roundtable

    •Pro Bono Attorney for Unaccompanied Minors (Foreign born children in the United States without parents or legal guardians)

    •Volunteer, Girl Scouts of the USA

    LanguagesVietnamese and Spanish
    BornSaigon, Vietnam, September 16, 1974

    Kristen T. Burke focuses her practice on corporate immigration matters, including visa petitions, I-9 compliance, and applications for submission to various U.S. governmental agencies such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Department of Labor. She represents multinational corporations (particularly in the energy, technology and banking sectors), transferring employees to the United States and companies hiring foreign nationals to work in the United States. Kristen advises clients on regulations for foreign nationals working offshore in the Outer Continental Shelf. She is experienced in establishing company programs and managing the transition of new clients.

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    Press Releases

    03.15.14 12 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2014 'Texas Rising Stars' by Super Lawyers Magazine

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures

    •Quoted, An Ocean Apart on Immigration, Houston Chronicle, June 22, 2007

    Awards & Recognition

    •Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Immigration Law, 2016
    •Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2008-2014


    •Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review - Immigration Court, Attorney General's Honor Program, September 1999-September 2000


    •Judicial Law Intern, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review - Immigration Court, Summer 1998

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    Office Information

    Kristen T. Burke

    1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
    HoustonTX 77002


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