kerry w. hartington 

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Kerry Walsh Hartington is widely-recognized as one of the premier immigration practitioners in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  She has vast experience with Family-based immigration petitions, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Investor visas, PERM Labor Certifications, Waivers, and Removal defense.  Kerry has represented thousands of individuals before the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Labor and has successfully obtained immigration benefits for her clients within the United States and abroad.  Kerry is a leader in the practice of filing inadmissibility waivers and provisional unlawful presence waivers.

Kerry is also a highly sought-after speaker who frequently lectures at immigration law seminars throughout the region due to her expertise in the field and recognition as an authority on immigration law.   Kerry is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) in New Jersey and Philadelphia, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Associations.  Kerry serves as the AILA liaison to the Mount Laurel United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) Field Office. 

Kerry obtained her B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from University of Delaware.  As an undergraduate student, Kerry studied abroad at the University of Granada, Spain, and then taught English in Burgos, Spain following her graduation.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Kerry worked as a BIA-Accredited Immigration Representative at Catholic Social Services in Philadelphia.  Kerry graduated from Widener University Delaware Law School and is admitted to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

Kerry is fluent in Spanish.  She spends her free time with her husband and two young sons.



Widener University Delaware Law School, J.D.

University of Delaware, B.A.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey


Supreme Court of the United States

Other professional information

Kerry is fluent in Spanish.

Professional Activities

American Immigration Lawyers Association

New Jersey State Bar Association