B. Kent Felty
B. Kent Felty was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1960. From 1962 to 1969 he lived in South Louisiana before moving to London, England, where he attended the Ewell Castle School and the American School in London. From London his family moved to Stavanger, Norway for one year before returning to Louisiana, where he graduated from Mandeville High School in 1978.
Mr. Felty received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1984 from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He also played and coached the L.S.U. Men’s Soccer team and was the inaugural coach of the L.S.U. Women’s Soccer team.
Prior to enrolling at the University of Tulsa Law School, Mr. Felty worked as a paralegal in Dallas, Texas for Susman, Godfrey & McGowan and the Dennis Brewer Law Firm and in Houston, Texas for Haynes & Fullenweider and the John O’Quinn Firm.
At the University of Tulsa Mr. Felty was active in Student Government and the Law Review,graduating in 1993. Mr. Felty has been a solo practitioner for most of his career to the present day. Currently Mr. Felty limits his practice to Immigration Law, with a focus on family based adjustments of status, consular processing, removal defense, naturalization and asylum. He is internationally recognized for his pioneering work in the area of human trafficking – obtaining a verdict in excess of one (1) million dollars for 50 Indian men vs. the John Pickle Co. of Tulsa,Oklahoma and the successful application of civil RICO theory to human trafficking, presenting oral argument in the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit – representing over 200 Indian men in South Louisiana.
In his free time, Mr. Felty and his wife, Rebecca Fuentes Felty, divide their time between children and grandchildren in Denver, Colorado, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, River Falls,Wisconsin and Portland, Oregon. When not visiting family Mr. Felty enjoys hiking and Premier League football, especially his boyhood team – Crystal Palace.
Tracy is a professional Legal Assistant and Interpreter. She is a native of Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. She has lived in the United States since she was 2 years old and is a “Dreamer” (D.A.C.A recipient). Tracy often attends Immigration Court Merit Hearings in downtown Denver and at the Aurora Detention Center. She also acts as an interpreter at Adjustment of Status interviews in Centennial, Colorado. Tracy is very familiar with removal defense and family based adjustments of status and consular processing, as well as Asylum and U visa requirements. Tracy prepares the necessary forms and is especially helpful to clients who consular process in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
She is a graduate of New America High School in Aurora, Colorado, is a certified police dispatcher and attended Arapahoe Community College. Tracy is a wife and mother of three beautiful children. She is active in her church and enjoys painting and the outdoors with her family.