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Kelli L.Hayes


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Kelli L.Hayes


Focus Areas

Examples of Kelli’s experience include:

  • Strategizing with clients in the preparation and filing of nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions
  • Architecting legal and practical measures to handle large volumes of cases
  • I-9 compliance, including training, audits, and E-Verify
  • Developing company immigration policies
  • Due diligence and counseling to identify immigration issues and harmonize workforces and policies in mergers and acquisitions
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022-2024 for Immigration Law

Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Ohio Women’s Bar Association

 Professional Activities

  • University of Dayton School of Law Alumni Association board of directors, member, 2014-present; secretary, 2021-present


  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 2014,

    University of Dayton Law Review, staff writer

  • Wittenberg University, B.A., 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio