"I can't recommend them enough! Javad is not just another typical immigration attorney -- as a former federal prosecutor he keenly knows
both the mentality and processes of USCIS. Karin is a true sweetheart who will hold your hand and take care of every detail throughout.
This team Is fantastic!"

Google Review - Micheal Cook

JAVAD M. KHAZAELI

Founding Member

Javad’s practice focuses on civil rights, litigation and complex immigration matters for individuals and businesses.

JAMES R. WYRSCH

Founding Member

Jim practices in the area of civil rights, Plaintiff and Defendant litigation, employment advice and litigation, and commercial transactions.

ANNIE RICE

Associate

A committed advocate for immigrant rights, Annie’s sole area of practice is Immigration.

KIARA N. DRAKE

Associate

Kiara’s practice focuses on civil rights and civil litigation.

KARIN JOHNES

Office Manager

Karin provides over-all firm, attorney, and client support. Karin's main role is to facilitate the immigration process for KW clients.

LEXIE SALAMONE

Administrative Assistant

Lexie’s main role at the firm is to facilitate the immigration process for KW clients and serve as the point of contact for Spanish-speaking clients.

CLARISSA THOMPSON

Litigation Paralegal

While growing as a paralegal, Clarissa has become a Missouri Notary Public and member of the National Notary Association as well as holding membership with the St. Louis Paralegal Association.

CORI GARDLAND

Of Counsel

 

Where we are Located

We are located in the heart of Downtown St. Louis. KW Law is located in T-REX, the largest technology incubator in St. Louis.

 

Practice Areas

The KW Immigration practice has handled cases across the United States. Our experience runs the gamut from defending Fortune 500 companies to providing legal services to small businesses to representing the United States government in cases involving suspected terrorists.

Our litigation practice assists clients in matters related to:

  • Banking and other financial institutions
  • Breach of Contract
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action
  • Consumer
  • Employment, including restrictive covenants, discrimination, and wage and hour disputes
  • Government investigations
  • Real Estate

KW attorneys are licensed in Missouri, Illinois, Washington D.C.

The KW immigration practice provides clients with a full range of immigration solutions. Our experience includes litigating hundreds of immigration cases on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security, serving as a Certifying Officer for the Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification, and serving as an immigration expert in multiple settings. Unlike most corporate immigration practices, the KW practice focuses not only on employment immigration and government compliance but also on family immigration and removal proceedings.

Our immigration practice assists clients in matters related to:

  • Corporate Compliance
  • Green Cards (lawful permanent residence)
  • Deportation (removal) hearings
  • Naturalization
  • Family-based immigration
  • Employment-based immigration
  • Non-immigrant work visa
  • Visa procurement
  • General Business Matters

The KW civil rights practice concentrates on the full spectrum of civil rights issues from clients who have their rights violated in the work place to clients abused by governmental authorities. In addition, KW Law represents clients in criminal matters.