Minnie Seo is an associate attorney at Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. Ms. Seo’s focus on immigration includes family and employment cases, as well as removal defense. Prior to joining Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd., Ms. Seo worked at the Office of the Cook County Public Defender as an Assistant Public Defender and also worked at an employment-based immigration law firm. In law school, as an immigration clinical law student at the University of Illinois College of Law, Ms. Seo worked on various cases such as U visa petitions, asylum cases, and submitted motions before the EOIR Immigration Courts.  While in college, Ms. Seo studied abroad in Madrid, Spain.


  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude 2020
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for highest mark in Immigration Clinic
    • President of Immigration Law Society
    • President of Asian American Law Students Association
  • New York University, B.A., Cum Laude 2013


  • State of Illinois

Professional Associations & Membership

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)


  • Spanish
  • Korean