Leading the Firm’s immigration practice, Ms. Kristin Crone has handled immigration matters for Fraser Stryker’s clients since 2004.
With a focus on business-related immigration matters, Ms. Crone has substantial experience in assisting both for-profit and not-for-profit employers with obtaining immigrant and nonimmigrant employment-based visas for foreign nationals working in the United States. Her clients include employers in the fields of architecture, engineering, information technology, eCommerce, and energy and natural resources, among others.
To assist employers in keeping up with changing I-9 legal requirements, Ms. Crone provides guidance and advice to employers on various compliance issues. Using her immigration law expertise, she carries out I-9 audits for clients, reviews I-9 identity and employment eligibility documentation, and addresses concerns regarding the I-9 and E-Verify processes and compliance procedures. Knowing that training is essential to compliance, Ms. Crone presents to human resources professionals on I-9, E-Verify, and immigration matters.
While Ms. Crone’s practice is now concentrated on immigration, she has practiced in the area of healthcare and business law. She has counseled clients on Medicare and Medicaid issues, addressing physician prohibition of self-referral (Stark) and anti-kickback statutes, licensing, peer review, and HIPAA compliance. For businesses and corporations, Ms. Crone has provided assistance with corporate formation and compliance, government administrative issues, and drafting various agreements.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Ms. Crone was employed by a healthcare marketing research firm, conducting focus groups with physicians, social service providers, and community members in order to determine perceptions of primary community health concerns as part of a community health assessment process.
Ms. Crone earned a Juris Doctor, with high distinction, from the University of Nebraska and was awarded membership in the Order of the Coif. During her undergraduate study at Boston College, Ms. Crone was awarded membership in the Order of the Cross and Crown in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and distinguished service. She was a four-year member of BC’s Division I Women’s Swim Team and was selected to the Big East All-Academic Team for swimming her senior year.
Ms. Crone is admitted to the bar of the state of Nebraska and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
- Selected to the 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list
- Order of the Cross and Crown
- Big East All-Academic Team for Swimming, 1994
- Order of the Coif – Member
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: several law school classes, including Legal Research, Writing, Contracts
- American Bar Association
- Nebraska State Bar Association
- Omaha Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Board of Directors – Omaha Parks Foundation (2011-2018)
- Executive Editor – Nebraska Law Review
- J.D., with high distinction, University of Nebraska College of Law, 2003
- B.A., English, magna cum laude, Boston College, 1994