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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

  • The Missouri Bar
    • YLS District 3 Representative, Secretary/Treasurer
    • Advisory Committee on Civic Education, Chair
    • Immigration Law Committee Past-Chair
  • Kansas Bar Association, Board of Governors Representative District 1
  • Earl O’Connor Inn of Court, Co-Treasurer
  • Lawyers Association of Kansas City YLS, President-Elect
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Federal Bar Association Chapter for Kansas and Western District of Missouri, Secretary
  • Kansas Women Attorney Association, Public Policy and Gender Committee, Co-Chair
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Committee, Junior Member at Large
  • Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
  • 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 to Present
  • 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
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Young Lawyer of the Year Award, 2022
  • The Missouri Bar YLS Council Chair Award for Outstanding Service, 2021, 2022
  • Johnson County Bar Association Don Miller Spirit Award, 2022


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