Board of Directors 

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Roger McCrummen
Attorney, Founder and President of the Board of Directors

With over 30 years legal experience, including over 20 years as an immigration attorney, Roger K. McCrummen is the managing partner of the McCrummen Immigration Law Group. Although he has experience in family and humanitarian based immigration law, his primary focus is on employment based immigration law, including temporary work visas; employment based permanent residence; and employer compliance issues.

LEslie Tabb
Attorney and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors 

Leslie is a former corporate legal executive who joined our board in 2020 with a desire to become more involved in helping the immigrant community in the United States.  Since leaving her corporate practice, she has volunteered at a local immigration office working on T-Visa applications and spent the winter of 2019 in Peru learning Spanish.  In addition to 25 years of corporate and transactional practice, Leslie has experience doing nonprofit organizational work, serving on other nonprofit boards, and working with tax exempt entities.

Michael Lydon-Lorson
Law Student and Treasurer of the Board of Directors 
Michael is a third-year law student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. After graduating from Rockhurst University in 2017, Michael served as a Jesuit Volunteer at the Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance in Houston.  At Cabrini, Michael assisted families attempting to navigate the difficult process of family-based immigration.  After his first year of law school, Michael joined McCrummen Immigration Law Group and worked primarily with Unaccompanied Alien Children applying for asylum.  At UMKC School of Law, Michael is the Managing Editor of the UMKC Law Review and participates on the National Moot Court Team.  He is a fluent Spanish speaker.  He joined the ACKC Board in 2020 as Treasurer and is excited to continue serving the immigrant population in Kansas City.
Valerie K. Sprout
Attorney and Secretary of the Board of Directors 

Valerie joined McCrummen Immigration Law Group in 2011 after graduating from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Her practice is focused on family based petitions, naturalization, asylum, representation in immigration court, and humanitarian based applications.  She is highly proficient in Spanish.  During law school, Valerie distinguished herself as a semi-finalist in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Brooklyn, New York and was Co-President of the Hispanic Law Student Association at UMKC.