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Martina Keller

Martina M. Keller is an immigration attorney at Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. Keller became of counsel to the firm as of January 2011.  Practicing as an attorney with the firm beginning 1991, Ms. Keller became a partner of Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. in 2000.

Martina has successfully argued cases before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals at the 7th Circuit. Ms. Keller is listed in International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers and the Leading Lawyers Network for immigration law. She has also been selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers List for 2005-2006, 2008-2011. Ms. Keller has appeared as a featured speaker at conferences sponsored by various organizations including AILA and has written articles and legal treatise book chapters on immigration topics for various publications. She has advised non-profit agencies providing services to the immigrant community. In addition, she has participated in community forums and has appeared on television.

Martina has a deep love of the outdoors and first became involved with Openlands in 2019, when she co-chaired, along with JoAnn Seagren, the Openlands luncheon honoring Stephen Packard with the Conservation Leadership Award.  She has been a sponsor of the luncheon since that time. Martina also serves on the board of the Old Town School of Folk Music and the College Visiting Committee at the University of Chicago.

Martina is a first generation American and is married to Don McLellan, who works at BDT Capital. She received her Bachelor of Arts at University of Chicago, and then went on to earn her J.D. at Chicago-Kent College of Law.