Firm is staffed by two fully licensed immigration attorneys, with
more than 20 years of combined legal experience.
Michael I. Sherman, Esq. holds a Bachelor's Degree with High Distinction in Near Eastern Studies and a Juris Doctor Degree from the Wayne State University School of Law. Prior to commencing the practice of law, Mr. Sherman served as the chief judicial clerk to the Honorable Steven N. Andrews of the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court in Pontiac, Michigan, and as a law clerk for the Office of Legal Affairs at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Mr. Sherman has been peer-review rated AV (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the most well-respected, independent lawyer rating service in the United States. The AV rating is the highest possible rating. Mr. Sherman was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1993 and to the District of Columbia Bar in 2002. He has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 1994, and served as a member and staff officer of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary from 2005 to 2007.
Mr. Sherman has been invited to make presentations on immigration law topics to many organizations, including the Human Resources Association of Greater Detroit, the Healthcare Recruiters Association of Metropolitan Detroit and the Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education. In addition, he was recognized as a “Friend of the Probate Court” by the Oakland County Probate Court staff in 2004. Mr. Sherman's work was featured in an article in the Detroit Free Press on November 9, 2001.
Pursuant to Martindale-Hubbell (R) Client Review Rating Service, Mr. Sherman has achieved a Client Review Rating of Preeminent, with a perfect score of 5.0.
partner and founder of the firm, Mr. T. Sherman holds Electrical
Engineering and Law degrees both from the University of Michigan.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. T. Sherman practiced intellectual
property (patent) law for a number of years, before joining an immigration
law firm in 1996. He currently specializes in immigration, bankruptcy,
consumer protection, intellectual property and family law/estate
planning matters. Mr. T. Sherman is a member of the Michigan Bar
Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and is
registered to practice Patent & Trademark Law before the U.S.
Patent & Trademark Office in Washington D.C.