10/04/2021: COVID-19 vaccine required for permanent residency.

Bordeau & Noulles LLC is an immigration and nationality law practice. We work with clients on many types of immigration matters, with a primary focus on employment based cases. Our office is located in the greater Kansas City area; however, we represent individuals and employers from all parts of the United States. Our clients include numerous universities, hospitals, and large and small businesses. We work closely with our academic, corporate, and individual clients to obtain immigration benefits in an efficient and effective manner.



Our team works together to help with many immigration matters for individuals and employers all across the United States. 


Judy Bordeau



Judy Bordeau has practiced immigration law for almost 25 years, and she is licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri. She has worked in private practice and as an in-house attorney for a multi-national company, giving her a broad understanding of the issues that face employers and foreign national workers. Judy is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and she has served on both the Business Immigration and the Department of Labor Liaison Committees for the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Judy is a frequent presenter at local, regional and national forums regarding immigration matters. She speaks Spanish fluently and has travelled extensively in Europe and Latin America.

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Sarah Noulles


Sarah Noulles attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, and she is licensed to practice Law in Missouri and Kansas.  In addition she received her Bachelor's degree in Spanish and her Master's degree in Curriculum and Education, both from The University of Kansas.  Before starting her career in law, she taught Spanish at The Barstow School in Kansas City, Missouri.  In her duties at the firm, she handles a number of immigration matters but has a focus on H-1B petitions.  She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has served as Secretary for the local MO-KAN AILA chapter.   In her spare time, Sarah likes to spend time with her daughter, Cassidy, and her husband, Steve, and she enjoys traveling, watching movies, and anything that involves being outdoors when the Kansas City weather cooperates.


Mary Gorton

Senior Paralegal

Mary Gorton obtained her paralegal certificate from William Jewell College in 2001 and has been working as an Immigration Paralegal at the firm since September of 2002.  Mary assists with the PERM Labor Certification Applications and I-140 Petitions. In her spare time, Mary enjoys spending time with her family, singing and reading mysteries.

Mindy Kenney

Senior Paralegal

​Mindy Kenney has been with the firm since 2002. She assists with employment and family based adjustment of status applications, including Advance Paroles and EADs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, going to hockey games, and whenever possible, taking scenic trips on the Harley.

Rachel Martin

Case Manager & Paralegal


Rachel returned to the Kansas City area in 2020 upon graduating from Loyola University Chicago, with a degree in Global & International Studies. Right now, she assists with several case types, with a focus on I-140 petitions. Rachel enjoys portrait photography, boxing, drawing, and spending time with friends and family in her spare time.

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Chloe Barrett

Case Manager & Paralegal

Chloe graduated from Truman State University with degrees in Business Administration and Spanish in 2020. Her current area of focus is H-1B petition assistance. In her free time, Chloe enjoys reading any book she can get her hands on and spending time with her family.

Laura Klover

Case Manager & Paralegal

Laura spent many years facilitating the business side of corporate partnership contracts for a Fortune 50 company before coming to work as a Case Manager for Bordeau Immigration Law in January 2019. Laura assists with I-140 Petitions, I-485 Applications, Family, and Naturalization cases. In her spare time, Laura enjoys teaching yoga and meditation, reading, hiking, and learning to play the guitar.

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Kathy Burke-Thomas

Finance & IT Support

In 2018 Kathy joined the firm on a part-time basis, following her retirement from AT&T as a project manager. She has helped prepare H-1B, naturalization, and family cases, and is currently responsible for bookkeeping and INSZoom software support. Having visited extended family in Australia, Asia and Europe, she has a love of world cultures and especially food. In her spare time Kathy enjoys bicycling, playing pickleball, bagpiping with KC St. Andrew Pipes & Drums, and playing with her two long-haired dachshund granddogs, Gustav and Beto.

Anna McGill

Office Manager

Anna graduated from the University of Iowa in 2008 with degrees in Theatre and Art. Since then, she's taken a circuitous route to the Kansas City area, spending time in Los Angeles and Florence, Italy. A member of the team since 2020, Anna assists with office management and day to day organizational duties. She enjoys the pursuit of all things creative, be it cooking, painting, or music making.

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