The firm of Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. is made up of ten experienced attorneys and over thirty professional support staff including, supervisory legal assistants, legal assistants, clerks and receptionists. Among immigration practitioners, the firm enjoys a national reputation and is considered substantial in a field commonly made up of solo practitioners, or practices that do not offer comprehensive immigration services. They are a friendly office with an international orientation and strong roots in the immigrant experience in the United States.
Mr. Kempster, who has been practicing law since 1976, established Kempster and Associates in 1985. Since then, it has grown, established more partners, and now known as Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. Mr. Kempster, the founding principal and managing partner, serves as the official pro-bono counsel on immigration issues to the Mexican government at the Mexican Consulate General located in Chicago. In addition to practicing in the field of immigration and naturalization law, Mr. Kempster serves as general counsel to a number of small to medium sized companies. In that role, he regularly attends to matters involving the acquisition and sale of real estate, commercial leases, licensing issues and commercial litigation.
Mr. Kempster received his B.A. from Indiana University and his J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in State of Illinois, State of Indiana, United States District Court of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, United States Court of Appeals, 2nd and 7th Circuit. He is Former Chairman and Executive Board Member of Chicago Chapter and a past member of Midwest Regional Liaison. He has Published articles on a variety of immigration issues and been guest speaker at seminars for both radio programs and television. For several years from 2008-2014, he has been selected to the Super Lawyers List.
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