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Kimberly A. Clarke Partner

Kimberly Clarke Agriculture Law and Immigration Law Attorney
Office
Grand Rapids
Phone
616/336-6441
Fax
616/336-7000
Email
kaclarke@varnumlaw.com
kaclarke@varnumlaw.com
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Assistant
Hillary Wytcherley, 616/336-6729
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Immigration Law Experience

Kim focuses her practice on immigration matters, including nonimmigrant petitions, both employment- and family-based permanent residence applications, expatriation and foreign visa issues. She has developed expertise in the area of worker verification issues and managed clients through internal and agency Form I-9 audits, USICE compliance investigations and civil criminal charges.

In addition, Kim maintains a specialty practice of consultation with agricultural clients and handles various agricultural labor and employment issues such as compliance with migrant labor laws, H-2A worker issues, wage and hour laws and anti-discrimination laws.

Professional Activities

  • Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member of the State Bar of Michigan, Agricultural & International Law Sections
  • Member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Member of the Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Member of Friends of West Michigan Business
  • Leadership Grand Rapids alumna
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • National Council of Agricultural Employers, Board Member

Kim has given many presentations concerning immigration and agricultural labor and employment issues.

Community Activities

  • National Justice for Our Neighbors (Board Member)
  • Justice For Our Neighbors (West Michigan Advisory Board Member)
  • Saint Mary's Foundation (Board Member)
  • Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes (Board Member)

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J.D., 1993
  • Michigan State University
    East Lansing, Michigan
    B.A., Business/Personnel Administration, 1991

Ranking and Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell Rated  BV® Distinguished™
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