Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. | Kathryn Weber
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Attorneys
Kathryn  R. Weber

PRACTICES

Family Based Immigration
Immigration Litigation and Appeals
Naturalization
Political Asylum
Religious Workers
Removal Defense
U Visas / VAWA
Waivers of Inadmissibility

EDUCATION

Ms. Weber's complete CV

University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2003

Marquette University, Honors B.A., magna cum laude, 1999

ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
     
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
     
  • Illinois Supreme Court
     
Kathryn R. Weber
Associate Attorney
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: (312) 444-1940
Fax: (312) 444-1950
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Ms. Weber has over 12 years of experience practicing immigration law and joined Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. in 2004.  She is also is a former Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Chapter.

She holds a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School where she graduated cum laude and was a student supervisor of the school's immigraiton clinic.  During law school, she interned at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva, Switzerland on an Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellowship.  She has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 2004 and has served on and chaired numerous national and Chicago Chapter committees, including the AILA National Refugee and Asylum and International Operations Committees, and the Chicago Chapter Asylum Liaison Committee.  In 2010, she was elected to the Executive Board of the AILA Chicago Chapter for a six-year term.  

She was selected as an Emerging Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company for 2015 and 2016.  Emerging Lawyers represent only two percent of all licensed lawyers in the State of Illinois who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing law for 10 or fewer years. She was also selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Star Editions 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.  She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and has performed in the Chicago Bar Association’s annual bar shows between 2010 and 2015.

Ms. Weber is fluent in French and competent in Spanish.
 

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2004-present.
National USCIS International Operations Committee, 2010-2013; Chair, 2010- 2012.
National Refugee & Asylum Committee, 2010-2012.
National Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Liaison Committee, 2008-2010.
Chicago Chapter, Executive Board, Immediate Past Chair and Advisor, 2015-2016.
Chicago Chapter, Executive Board, Chair, 2014-2015.
Chicago Chapter, Executive Board, Vice Chair, 2013-2014.
Chicago Chapter, Executive Board, Second Vice Chair, 2012-2013.
Chicago Chapter, Executive Board, Treasurer, 2011-2012.
Chicago Chapter, Executive Board, Secretary, 2010-2011.
Chicago Chapter Asylum Liaison Committee, 2007-2010; Co-Chair, 2008-2010.
Chicago Chapter Midwest Regional Conference Planning Committee, 2008-2009.
Chicago Chapter Continuing Legal Education Committee Co-Chair, 2007-2008.
Chicago Chapter Young Lawyers’ Division Committee Co-Chair, 2006-2007.
 
  • Chicago Bar Association, 2004-present.
Cast member in CBA's 2015 Bar Show production, "A Christmas Quarrel - A Tale of Two Parties"
Cast member in CBA’s 2013 Bar Show production, “The Merry Old Land of Lawz”
Cast member in CBA’s 2012 Christmas Spirits production, “Lawpocalypse Now”
Cast member in CBA’s 2011 Christmas Spirits production, “LawLawPalooza”
Cast member in CBA’s 2010 Christmas Spirits production, “Plea!”
 
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2004-2011.

RECOGNITION

  • Selected as an Emerging Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company for 2015 and 2016. Emerging Lawyers represent only two percent of all licensed lawyers in the State of Illinois who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing law for 10 or fewer years.
     
  • Award of Recognition for outstanding and dedicated service to the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for work as the Chapter’s Chair, June 2015.
     
  • Award of Recognition for outstanding and dedicated service to the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for work as the Chapter’s Vice Chair, June 2014.
     
  • Award of Recognition for outstanding and dedicated service to the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for work as the Chapter’s Second Vice Chair, June 2013.
     
  • Award of Recognition for outstanding and dedicated service to the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for work as the Chapter’s Treasurer, June 2012.
     
  • Award of Recognition for outstanding and dedicated service to the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for work as the Chapter’s Secretary, June 2011.
     
  • Selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Editions 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
     
  • Award of Recognition for outstanding commitment and service to the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for work as the Chapter’s Young Lawyers’ Division Committee Co-Chair, 2007.