Matthew P. Hellrung, Esq.

Manager of Legal Services

Matthew Hellrung’s practice focuses on non-immigrant and immigrant business visa issues, as well as advising companies in immigration practice and policy concerns. Matthew’s practice also focuses on advising and representing clients in a variety of industries, including technology, engineering, and manufacturing industries. Matthew has experience counseling multinational corporations on immigration issues arising from corporate reorganizations, mergers, and layoffs; obtaining E, H, L, O, and TN nonimmigrant visas; obtaining green cards under all employment-based categories; and advising on immigration compliance.

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Eric Frank, Esq.

Manager of Global Services

Eric Frank has been a part of VISANOW since February 2012. Originally from Wisconsin, Eric moved to Chicago to be a part of the VISANOW experience and help revolutionize the immigration process. He has a particular passion for mobilizing the global workforce and enjoys applying his expertise as VISANOW’s Manager of Global Services.

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Kristin E. Kelley, Esq.

Senior Attorney

Kristin Kelley focuses her practice on employment-based immigration, counseling Fortune 500 clients on obtaining approval for all types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. She has extensive experience reviewing business immigration filings, responding to requests for further evidence at all government levels, and researching and analyzing immigration statutes. Prior to her legal career, Kristin worked extensively in the field of health care and policy research, solving high level strategic problems for key health care clients.

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Agnes C. Rudinsky, Esq.

Senior Attorney

Agnes Rudinsky’s practice focuses on advising and representing clients in the technology, engineering, telecommunications, and electronics industries. Agnes has extensive experience advising corporate clients on a full range of immigration matters, including developing, implementing, and managing PERM labor certification programs for organizations of all sizes, including Fortune 500 companies. Agnes has strong expertise with counseling multinational corporations, especially technology companies, on immigration policy issues arising from corporate restructuring, mergers, and layoffs. Her areas of expertise include H-1, L-1, E, TN, O-1, F-1, and J-1 nonimmigrant visas, all types of employment-based and family-based permanent residence applications, immigration compliance, and best practices in handling government audits.

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Matthew B. Meltzer, Esq.

Supervising Attorney

Matt’s practice focuses on non-immigrant and immigrant business visa issues, as well as advising companies in immigration practice and policy concerns. Matt represents small and large business clients in a variety of industries, including: technology, consulting, engineering, hospitality, and manufacturing industries. Matthew has experience counseling corporations and start-up businesses on immigration issues; obtaining B, E, H, I, L, O, and TN non-immigrant visas; obtaining green cards under all employment-based categories, including for EB-5 investors; responding to requests for further evidence from the USCIS and DOL audits; and advising on immigration compliance.

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Nneka Umeh, Esq.

Supervising Attorney

Nneka’s practice focuses on nonimmigrant and immigrant business and family based visa issues. She advises and represents clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, engineering, and technology. She is also passionate about advising companies in immigration practice and policy concerns. Her business immigration experience includes obtaining E, H, L, O, and TN nonimmigrant visas; obtaining green cards under all employment-based categories, including immigrant investor green cards; and advising on immigration compliance.

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Anne K. Walsh, Esq.

Supervising Attorney

Anne Walsh’s passion for immigration law and advocacy evolved from the relationships she developed when creating a program for English and Spanish language learners. Her immigration practice now focuses on non-immigrant and immigrant family-based issues, including visitor visas, immediate relative visas, fiancée visas, adjustment of status, citizenship, and waiver applications. Anne also advises businesses in obtaining H, L, and TN non-immigrant visas; obtaining green cards under all employment-based categories; and immigration compliance.

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Scott Kuhagen, Esq.

Attorney

Scott graduated with a Bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in government from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and a Juris Doctor from Temple University, Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia. At Temple, he served as an Articles Editor of the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review. During law school, Scott interned for Nationalities Service Center in Philadelphia, where he assisted clients in pursuing asylum claims. He also interned for the Philadelphia Immigration Court (part of the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review).

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Geeta Mahendra Shah, Esq.

Attorney

Geeta’s practice focuses on nonimmigrant and immigrant business visas, green cards, and family based immigration cases including immigrant petitions and fiancé visas. She also completes applications from the recent policy change of Deferred Action and works on nonprofit cases completed by VISANOW.

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Jennifer Zimberg, Esq.

Attorney

Jennifer is originally from Michigan, and has been with VISANOW since February 2012. Jennifer studied sociology at the University of Michigan, and then went on to Michigan State College of Law where she received her degree with Concentration in Family Law. She has also obtained a Child and Family Advocacy Certificate, and spent time studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain.

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Marina G. Falkina

Senior Global Immigration Specialist (RCIC)

As a Senior Global Immigration Specialist, Marina is in charge of providing VISANOW Canadian immigration services. Marina brings to VISANOW over ten years of experience in Canadian immigration field, inclusive of her previous experience working as an immigration assistant to the Visa Officers at the Canadian Consulate General in Detroit, Michigan (1996-1997).

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Dominic Hewitt

Global Immigration Specialist

Dominic came to VISANOW after 16 years working at the Chicago-based British Consulate General. He completed his career there as a Senior Entry Clearance Officer dealing with UK immigration work as well as providing consular advice and assistance to UK citizens.

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Ian M. Love, Esq.

Immigration Attorney

Ian joined the VISANOW legal team in 2013 as a transplant to Chicago from Seattle, WA. He received his B.A. in French from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, where he graduated magna cum laude and also got elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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John Menchey

Immigration Specialist

John brings to VISANOW his experience and training in litigation support, debt collection, real estate transactions and contract disputes.

John joined the VISANOW legal team after an eleven-year career with the world’s largest airline. His extensive experience with the pleasures and pitfalls of international travel, and those of temporary assignments abroad, serves as a practical and applicable background for work in the field of immigration law.

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Stephani Meyers

Immigration Specialist

Stephani is a Chicago native, and earned her Bachelor’s in Urban and Public Affairs from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also obtained a Certificate in Sociology, and brings her unique skill set and experience to the table as a member of VISANOW’s legal services team.

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Hillary Seaborn

Immigration Coordinator

Hillary is a recent graduate of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. She received a B.A. magna cum laude in Business Legal Studies. Following graduation, she moved to Chicago where she interned at a small law firm before joining the VISANOW legal team. Hillary aspires to go back to school in order to earn a juris doctor and master’s degree in business administration.

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