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University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D., 1993

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
B.A., magna cum laude, Psychology, 1988

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

All Michigan state courts



Immigration Attorney

Mike focuses his practice on non-immigrant and immigrant business visas, including PERM filings and National Interest Waivers. He serves numerous Michigan-based companies and organizations across the U.S. Mike excels in defending USDOL PERM audits and interfacing with immigration related federal agencies. He advises clients in various industries including mining, financial services, higher education, and a strong emphasis in health care.

Having served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador, Mike is fluent in Spanish, both oral and written. He frequently delivers talks on immigration topics to diverse professional organizations and enjoys training clients’ human resources teams.

Honors and Recognitions

A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll, State Bar of Michigan, Tier 2, 2020-21

Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan – Immigration Law, 2021

Leading Lawyers Client Distinction Award – Immigration Law: Employment, 2017

Martindale-Hubbell® Client Satisfaction Award, 2013-2016

Top Michigan Lawyers – Immigration, Detroit News, 2006

Professional Affiliations

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Michigan Chapter, Former Member of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Liaison Committee; Mentor (2020-Present)

Board of Visitors, Ave Maria School of Law, Ann Arbor, Michigan (2000-2009)

Bay County Bar Association, Board of Directors (1998-2004); President (2002-2003)

Community Involvement

St. Boniface Catholic Church, Bay City, Michigan (1999-Present)

International Association of Lions Clubs, Bay City, Michigan (2008-Present)

New Dimensions, Board member (2007-Present)

Japanese Cultural Center, Tea House and Gardens of Saginaw, Board Member (2011-Present)

Knights of Columbus, Charter Member, St. Stanislaus Kostka Council 12423, Bay City, Michigan (1999-Present); Deputy Grand Knight (2000-2001); Color Corps Member, Bishop Murphy Assembly, Bay City, Michigan (2000-Present)

Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance, Ambassador (2008-Present)

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