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Kim Hunter Law Staff


Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter

Kim represents clients in front of U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, the immigration courts, and federal courts.

Kim is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the National Immigration Project, as well as an active volunteer with The Advocates for Human Rights. She is a frequent presenter on immigration panels at continuing legal education seminars. She has been recognized locally and nationally for her volunteer efforts to end family detention. She graduated from the University of Iowa law school and holds a B.A. from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa.

Kelly Dolphin

Kelly Dolphin

Kelly is from Lauderdale, Minnesota. She received her B.A. in International Studies and Spanish from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. She graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN. After graduating, she served as a law clerk in Dakota County, Minnesota where she worked on family, civil and criminal cases.

During law school, Kelly interned at USCIS in Bloomington and volunteered with asylum seekers in Australia. She developed a strong interest in immigration law and is passionate about advocating for her clients, both through affirmative applications and defending clients in immigration proceedings.

Kelly is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She also serves as a councilmember for Lauderdale City Council and as treasurer for the Board of Directors at MORE, a local organization in Maplewood, MN which assists immigrants with ESL, advocacy and basic needs as they integrate into the community.

Jenni Peredia

Jenni Peredia

Jenni is fluent in English and Spanish.  She is originally from California and has lived in the Twin Cities for the last 15 years. Jenni graduated from Hamline University in 2016 with a double major in Legal Studies and Spanish.  She also obtained her paralegal certificate and Spanish proficiency certificate from Hamline. Last year Jenni spent the year volunteering for the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM) and received the 2016 ILCM volunteer of year award.

Youa Yang

Youa Yang

Youa was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. She received her B.A. in Legal Studies along with her Paralegal Certificate from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

During college, Youa interned with Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services in the Refugee, Immigrant and Migrant Services office where she realized her passion to help the immigrant community. Youa’s parents were refugees, so she understands the impact of and importance for clients seeking to live or stay in the United States.  Youa is fluent in Hmong and English.

Jennifer Albrecht

Jennifer Albrecht

Jennifer grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. She graduated from St. Catherine University with a degree in Health Information Technology. Jennifer has worked at Kim Hunter Law since 2009 as a Legal Assistant, Office Manager and now is a Paralegal.

Forrest Swanson

Forrest Swanson

Forrest is from Nerstrand, Minnesota. He is currently a senior at St. Catherine University studying International Relations and Political Science. After graduation, he plans to attend law school in Canada.