McEntee Law Group
Immigration Law Practice
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Deirdre Kerins


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About Deirdre Kerins:

Originally from from Omaha, Nebraska, Deirdre attended Saint Louis University in Missouri, and received a dual Bachelor’s degree in Communication & History in 2015. After graduation, she began working with non-profit immigration organizations. With this experience and her own proud Irish heritage, she enhances McEntee Law Group’s legal services as she helps our clients navigate the immigration system.

Leadership & Experiences:

  • Jesuit Volunteer Corps

  • Legal Advocacy Projects, Portland: 2015 - 2016

  • Irish International Immigrant Center, Boston: 2016 - 2018


Education:

  • Saint Louis University: B.A. in Communication & History - 2015


Work History:

Upon graduation she joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, which matches recent college graduates with non-profit organizations around the world. Deirdre matched with a legal aid organization, the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project in Portland, Maine. Deirdre managed the pro-bono citizenship & asylum work permit clinics, in addition to the weekly firm intake. After completion of her volunteer year, Deirdre moved to Boston, Massachusettses, and worked with the Irish International Immigrant Center in the J-1 visa program. She assisted students apply for the visa and submit proper documentation to the US State Department. After three years on the East Coast away from family, Deirdre relocated to Chicago & began working with McEntee Law Group in the summer of 2018.