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  • E-1 Treaty Trader & E-2 Treaty Investor Visas
  • L-1A and L-1B Visas
  • H-1B and E-3 Visas
  • PERM (EB-2 & EB-3)
  • TN Visas
  • O-1A and O-1B Visas
  • Business Immigration
  • Consular Processing (NIV & IV Applications)
  • Family Based Immigration (I-130, I-485 & K Visas)


  • New York University, B.A. 2009
  • New York Law School, J.D. 2013, summa cum laude


  • English



  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Co-Chair, Corporate Practice Committee, AILA New York Chapter (2019-2020)
  • Corporate Practice Committee, AILA New York Chapter (2018-2019)

Kelly R. LeGrand Weiner, Esq.



Ms. Weiner advises individuals and corporations on nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options with a specific focus on business immigration. She has particular expertise with E-2 visas, H-1Bs, E-3s, L-1s, TNs and employment-based green cards sponsored through the PERM process. She also assists individuals with family-based immigration matters such as family-based adjustment of status petitions.

Ms. Weiner graduated summa cum laude (top 3 out of 389 students) from New York Law School and obtained her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from New York University (N.Y.U.). She was on the Dean’s List repeatedly throughout her undergraduate and law school tenure and regularly received top graduate honors. Ms. Weiner recently completed (with honors) an intensive Harvard Business School program that focused on finance and business strategy.

At New York Law School, Ms. Weiner was a John Marshall Harlan Scholar affiliated with the Center for International Law and the Justice Action Center. She also served as a staff editor for the Law Review. She was a Trustee’s Prize Finalist for highest average in her graduating class and received the Social Justice Activism Award, the Milton S. Gould Award for Proficiency in the Law of Contracts, and the Murray Stockman Memorial Award for the highest average in the law of evidence.

Before joining Scott Legal, Ms. Weiner worked for New York Law School’s Center for International Law as an International Law Fellow, where she assisted in teaching and lecturing about international commercial arbitration and European Union competition law. She also volunteered with the Safe Passage Project, working to represent undocumented children applying for asylum and special immigrant juvenile status.

In the summer of 2014, Ms. Weiner was selected to speak at a conference in Italy titled “Immigration and the Right to Nationality” and sponsored by the University of Siena, the University of Naples, and New York Law School’s Center for International Law; there, she presented on gender and immigration in relation to the 1914 British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act.

Ms. Weiner is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey only.