Attorney Michael Shane practices exclusively in the area of Immigration and Nationality law. Michael Shane is an inaugural member of the Immigration and Nationality Law Certification committee. The committee was founded in 1995. As an inaugural member, Michael Shane was among the first Immigration attorneys in the state of Florida to become a Florida Bar Board Certified specialist in Immigration. The prestigious distinction of being a certified specialist in Immigration places Michael Shane in an elite category among his fellow Immigration attorneys.
After Michael Shane graduated magna cum laude from State University of New York in 1974, he attended the University of Miami School of Law. He graduated from Miami with his Juris Doctor in 1977 and was thereafter admitted to practice law in Florida and the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.
From 1986 to 1987, Michael Shane was President of the American Immigration and Lawyers Association (AILA). He maintains an active role on the Board of Directors of AILA.
Since 1984, Michael Shane has been a contributing author and speaker during the Florida Bar and AILA annual seminars on Immigration Law. Also, Michael Shane has been a Chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee since 2000.
Michael Shane was also recently named 2018 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers for immigration law in Fort Lauderdale.