Kirsten Kelly

Senior Manager, Senior Associate

Kirsten is an immigration associate with EY Law LLP based in Vancouver. As a lawyer licensed to practice in the United States, she has several years of experience assisting Fortune 100 companies with a wide range of US business immigration legal services.

Kirsten has successfully managed US immigration strategy and processes, including preparing and submitting applications for permanent residence, citizenship, temporary work permits and family-based immigration. She advises multinational companies and their employees on US immigration law and makes written and oral submissions to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Board of Immigration Appeals and US consulates worldwide. Kirsten has extensive experience with Program Electronic Management Review System (PERM) applications and has spoken at national immigration conferences on the subject.


Prior to joining EY Law LLP, Kirsten worked for a leading immigration law firm in Arizona where she served as immigration counsel to Fortune 500 companies focusing on immigration health care.


Kirsten is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is licensed to practice law in Arizona. She is a registered Foreign Legal Consultant with the Law Society of British Columbia. She holds her JD from Arizona State University College of Law and a BA from Brigham Young University in Utah.