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Kenneth J. Robinson

Partner and Founding Member
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Phone: 614-884-4800
Toll Free: 800-296-8479
Fax: 614-884-4801

250 E Broad St, #250
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Mr. Robinson is an expert in the full gamut of business and family immigration matters, and also represents several Universities and allied health care institutions and workers where he has developed an expertise in J-1 physician waivers and green cards, PERM Alien Labor Certification, and family-based immigration matters (including fiancé visas, hardship waivers, and family-based green cards and visas). Mr. Robinson’s expertise includes advising employers on immigration related compliance issues (I-9 policy and audits), among other related matters.

Mr. Robinson is a graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D.), and Miami University, Oxford (B.A. in Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs). He is often sought out and quoted on topical immigration issues in publications such as the Columbus Dispatch, LA Times, Columbus Business First, and The Daily Reporter. He is frequently called on to present to fellow attorneys and legal professionals as an expert speaker at the Ohio State Bar and Columbus Bar Associations, the Employers Resource Association, to various university groups and clubs, local Chambers of Commerce, Rotary Clubs, social service organizations, and other business groups.

Mr. Robinson has served as Special Counsel on immigration law matters to the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, in addition to having served as Adjunct Professor of Immigration & Nationality Law in the Capital University Paralegal Program since 2003. He has repeatedly been recognized as a “Rising Star in Immigration Law” and is a Past President of the Board of Trustees of Community Refugee Immigration Services in Columbus, and he currently serves as a Board Member to the Columbus Literacy Council. He is a longstanding member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

In addition to being an active Partner of Slowik & Robinson, Mr. Robinson is also certified by the National Hockey League Players Association as a Player Representative and works with the sports agency, Edge Sports Management (Pound Ridge, NY), where he advises professional athletes and prospects on a wide variety of issues.

Mr. Robinson lives in Bexley, Ohio, with his wife and three children, two cats, and one dog.

Education

J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, 1998
Honors: FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) Fellowship
Major: International Trade and Development

B.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1994

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Professional Associations and Memberships

Columbus State Bar Association
Member

Ohio State Bar Association
Member

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member

Published Works
Genocide in Cambodia: The Trial of Pol Pot and Ieng Sary, (Co-Author), University of Pennsylvania Press, April, 2000
Honors and Awards

"Best Lawyers Consumer Guide", Immigration Law

"Ohio Rising Star Super Lawyer for 2005", Law and Politics

Past Employment Positions

Council of Europe, Directorate of Human Rights, Intern

Hon. Sandra Beckwith, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Judicial Extern

Pro Bono Activities

President, Board of Trustees, Community Refugee Immigration Services

Languages
  • French (Full proficiency)