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Danielle practices in the area of corporate immigration law. She assists employers with immigration compliance plans, policies and procedures, I-9 audits, E-Verify compliance, and immigration related defense from ICE worksite enforcement investigations. Danielle assists the firm’s clients with visas for international personnel, investors, and executives, including E-1, E-2, L-1, H-1B, P, O visas, and employment-based green cards.


Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2014
  • Kansas, 2015


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City Bloch School of Management, M.B.A., 2019
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 2014, Cum Laude
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A., 2010


Ms. Atchison is an Adjunct Professor of Law by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. She teaches practical, hands-on credit hour courses every year, alternating between Corporate Immigration Compliance, U.S. Employer Options for International Personnel Visas, and Relief for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence under Violence Against Women Act.

Professional Memberships / Leadership

  • Missouri Bar, YLS District 3 Representative, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Missouri Bar, Immigration Law Committee Past-Chair
  • Kansas Bar Association, Board of Governors
  • Earl O’Connor Inn of Court, Co-Treasurer
  • Lawyers Association of Kansas City, President-Elect
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • Federal Bar Association, Secretary
  • Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Professional Recognition

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  • Kansas Bar Association, Pro Bono Award, 2017
  • The Missouri Bar, Pro Bono Award, 2017
  • KCMBA Volunteer of the Month, 2017
  • Thomson Reuters: Super-Lawyer Rising Star, based on ratings by her peers, 2019 & 2020
  • Missouri Lawyers’ Media Women’s Justice Pro Bono Award, 2020
  • Missouri Lawyers’ Media Up-and-Coming Award, 2020
  • The Missouri Bar Pro Bono Publico Award, 2020
  • The Missouri Bar Tom Cochran Community Service Award, 2020


Danielle is an active blogger on The Mdivani Corporate Immigration Update tab at www.usimmigrationcompliance.com. She writes about relevant immigration topics including I-9s, H-1Bs, important OCAHO cases, and all things corporate immigration.

Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm

7007 College Blvd, Suite 460

Overland Park, KS 66211