Who We Are

Clare Murphy Shaw
ACKC Managing Attorney 

Clare joined the McCrummen Immigration Law Group in 2017 as an associate attorney. Her practice is mainly focused on humanitarian-based applications, including asylum. She also manages the firms contract to represent children in the United States without a parent or guardian and who are facing deportation. Clare has an extensive background in non-profit work including attaining 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, writing by-laws, and establishing boards. She is an accomplished grant-writer and has submitted grants for a broad scope of community-based organizations. Clare is a 2005 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and is fluent in Spanish.

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Kathy Barron
ACKC Program Assistant

Kathy joined McCrummen Immigration Law Group and ACKC in 2018 right after graduating Kansas State University. She is responsible for client communications, program logistics, grant reporting and presenting weekly Know Your Rights (KYR) presentations and legal screenings as a part of the UC Program. Though Kathy has lived in the Kansas City area for the majority of her life, her family is native to Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. Kathy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies and American Ethnic Studies and is a native Spanish-speaker.