Kenneth J. Harder
Ken is the partner in charge of immigration and nationality services at Dunbar Harder, PLLC. He graduated from The State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.A. in Political Science in 1981. Ken earned his J.D. degree in 1985 and his LL.M. degree (International Economic Law) in 1995, both from the University of Houston Law Center. He is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Immigration and Nationality Law and is a past member of the Immigration Law Advisory Commission. Ken is the past chair of both the State Bar of Texas International Law Section and the Houston Bar Association International Law Section.
Ken is the past Chair of AILA’s Department of State Liaison Committee and is a past Chair of the AILA CBP Liaison Committee. He received a commendation for his service from the AILA President in 2012 and 2015. He currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Canada Texas Chamber of Commerce and is a past Director of the British American Business Council. He is a past recipient of the Personal Achievement Award from the British Consul General in Houston. He is a past Vice President of the Houston Lawyer Referral Service, and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Houston World Affairs Council. Mr. Harder has contributed numerous articles on immigration and nationality law to legal journals, conferences, and business publications. He also lectures on the subject at law schools, universities, and various business forums.