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Kenneth J. Robinson

Partner
krobinson@hahnlaw.com 614.233.5115

Summary

Kenneth J. Robinson boasts a proficiency for handling a wide range of business and family immigration matters. Ken regularly represents employers including start-up entities; Fortune 500 companies; engineering, design and architecture firms; universities; allied health care institutions; foreign investors; athletes; and entertainers on a wide variety of employment-based immigration matters. Ken counsels his clients on temporary (visa) and permanent (green card) immigration options and strategies to help them secure highly sought-after foreign national talent. Ken’s experience also includes advising employers on their I-9 compliance matters.

Ken’s expertise in immigration law matters has not gone unnoticed. Since 2003, he has served as Special Counsel to the Office of the Ohio Attorney General on immigration law and as an adjunct professor of immigration and nationality law for Capital University’s Paralegal Program. Ken regularly makes time to share his knowledge with other colleagues and legal professionals at various Bar Associations, Rotary Clubs, business groups, universities, local Chambers of Commerce, the Employers Resource Association and social service organizations. Additionally, publications such as the Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Business First and The Daily Reporter look to him for information on a variety of immigration issues.

In addition to his immigration practice, Ken also acts as an advisor and sports agent to athletes playing elite hockey in development leagues and in the NHL, as well as helping other professional athletes on various legal matters. Ken is one of less than 90 U.S.-based agents certified by the National Hockey League Players Association as a Player Representative.

Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks, 2018-present.
  • Special Counsel to the Office of Attorney General, State of Ohio, 2003-present.
  • Past Consultant to the Government of Mexico, Consular Affairs.
  • NHLPA Certified Sports Agent, Edge Sports Management, LLC, 2010-present.
  • Partner and Founding Member, Slowik & Robinson, LLC, 2003-2018.
  • Associate, Lane, Alton & Horst, 2002-2003.
  • Associate, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, 2000-2002.

Credentials

Education

The Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 1998

 

Ecole Superior de Commerce de Nantes Atlantique, 1997

 

Miami University, B.A., Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs, cum laude, 1994

 

John E. Dolibois European Center, 1992

Languages

French (Fluent)

Memberships & Affiliations

Columbus State Bar Association, Member

 

Ohio State Bar Association, Member

 

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member

 

National Hockey League Players Association, Member

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio

Community Involvement

Capital University Paralegal Program, Adjunct Professor of Immigration and Nationality Law

 

Columbus Literacy Council, Board of Trustees

 

Capital Square Rotary, Founding Member and Vice President

 

Entrepreneurs Organization, Member

 

Community Refugee Immigration Services, Past President of Board of Trustees.

Awards & Distinctions

Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, Immigration Law, 2005-2012