December 12, 2017

Kate McCarroll named one of Crain’s Business Detroit’s Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan – 2017

Kate McCarroll was promoted to partner two years ago and leads her firm’s immigration practice.

“She is engaged in the community and works tirelessly to inform businesses and individuals alike about U.S. immigration — a subject that is vitally important to the success of the entire region,” said Kerr Russell member Jim Cambridge.

The Immigration Division of the American Institute of Legal Counsel named McCarroll one of the 10 Best Immigration Attorneys for Michigan in 2016.

McCarroll also has given countless hours of pro bono service to the community, Cambridge said. “Kate is selfless and devoted to her work, the community and law firm and improving the lives of others through her work and service,” he said.

A Detroit Mercy adjunct professor, McCarroll takes time to teach others about immigration law. She is a mentor through the American Immigration Lawyers Association, where she answers questions from new and seasoned attorneys from around the country. She also provides pro bono support to military families through AILA. She provides pro bono counsel through the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center and serves on the International Medical Graduate Taskforce, where she lobbies on behalf of physician-related immigration issues.

Kate McCarroll practices in the area of immigration and nationality law and leads the firm’s Immigration and Nationality law group. She has extensive experience in employment-related immigration law, including inbound and outbound immigration; I-9 and immigration-related compliance training; and, assisting corporations with Department of Labor/Department of Homeland Security audits.  Kate has also handled immigration matters involving criminal and inadmissibility issues; family-based immigration; and asylum proceedings.

Kate is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy. In 2012, she was named to the Michigan Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. In 2016, Kate was selected as a “Michigan Super Lawyer” in immigration law.  She was nominated as one of the “10 Best” Immigration Attorneys for Michigan by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, Immigration Division, in 2016.

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