Glen M. Krebs


What’s one of your defining successes?

Obtaining 40 H-2B visas for temporary workers at thoroughbred stables in Florida each year.


Glen Krebs is a member of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in international and immigration law.

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  • Appeared on behalf of clients at U.S. embassies in Ghana, China, Japan, Russia, Canada and Bulgaria and represented clients from more than 65 different countries
  • Assisted more than 40 Japanese companies establish their presence in the United States


  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 1981
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1979


  • Kentucky
  • California


  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Immigration Law, 1991-Present
  • “AV” rated in Martindale-Hubbell


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, fifteen years
  • State Bar of California
  • Fayette County and Kentucky Bar Associations


  • Chair of the Kentucky World Trade Center
  • Member of the Executive Board of Bluegrass Council of Boy Scouts
  • Chairman of the Japan/America Society of Kentucky, six years
  • Treasurer for the National Association of Japan American Societies, three years
  • Active in Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • First Chairman of the Friends of the Arts School, Inc., a group supporting the School for the Creative and Performing Arts


  • “Presidential Proclamation Suspending the Entry of Certain Immigrants Into the United States – What You Should Know,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, April 2020
  • “How Does the New Public Charge Rule Affect You?” co-author, Wyatt Employment Law Report, March 2020
  • Legal Aspects of Horse Farm Operations (4th ed. 2014), University of Kentucky College of Law, Office of Continuing Legal Education, Contributing Author
  • “Arizona’s Immigration Laws:  Where Do We Go From Here?,” with Gregory L. Adams, The Federal Lawyer, Nov/Dec 2010
  • “H-2B or Not to Be,” The Federal Lawyer, July 2009
  • “U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Law Affecting Foreign Companies and Employees,” in The Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Kentucky, published by Kentucky Chamber


Mr. Krebs has spoken extensively on the subject of Doing Business with the Japanese and on Immigration Law.  His lectures include:

  • “Immigration Compliance and Enforcement: E-Verify or Else!,” Kentucky Bar Association 21st Annual Issues for Corporate House Counsel CLE Seminar, April 2011, Louisville, KY
  • “Immigration Compliance and Enforcement: E-Verify or Else!,” Improve Your Track Record at Wyatt’s Employment Law Seminar , April 13, 2011, Lexington, KY
  • “H-2B Visa Petition Process and Compliance & Enforcement, E-Verify,” Bluegrass Chaplaincy Seminar, March 14, 2011
  • “International Trade,” Kentucky Export Initiative, KY Goes Global, by KY Cabinet for Economic Development, February 1, 2011
  • “Immigration Compliance and Enforcement: E-Verify or Else!,” 21st Annual Issues for Corporate House Counsel CLE Seminar, December 20, 2010, Nashville TN
  • “The A,B,C’s of Japanese Expectations,” various forums
  • “E-Visas,” Japan American Society, 2003
  • “United States Immigration: Fact, Fiction and The Future,” International Symposium of Japan-America Societies, June 1995

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