Kenneth H. Stern | Retired

Kenneth H. Stern retired in 2018. He received his law degree from the University of Denver in 1978 and has practiced immigration law since that time. Ken’s practice encompasses all areas of immigration law including all aspects of business and family immigration law, investor visas, and intra-company transferees. Ken works closely with HR Professionals and Corporate Counsel to help their companies develop a strategic vision for using immigration visas as a way to attract and retain the best talent from around the world. He also helps companies develop effective and efficient internal practices and policies in the area of immigration law.

Ken regularly writes articles for and makes presentations to employer groups, universities,  and civic and international organizations on a variety of immigration – related topics. He is also  a regular presenter at CLE events. His presentations stress the necessity for engaging in immigration-based strategic planning and the importance of companies developing their own specific immigration policies and procedures.

Ken is a past chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Colorado Chapter, and, in 2002, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by that organization.  He is the founder and chair of the Committee for Balanced Legal Careers, a committee of the Colorado Bar Association.  Ken has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of immigration since its inception. He has also been selected for inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers – in every year that it has been in existence and was the only immigration lawyer named in the Top 50 Lawyers in Colorado by Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine.  Ken is active in a number of community activities and was honored by the Chinook Fund at their 25th Anniversary celebration.