Dilip Patel, founder of the Dilip Patel Law Firm has now joined Shutts & Bowen LLP. He has extensive international experience in both business and immigration law. He is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Florida Bar and is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review. Dilip is also listed in the Best Lawyers in America for immigration law. In addition to 20 plus years in Florida, Dilip had 7 years legal experience in London England. He qualified as a Solicitor in England in 1983.
Shutts & Bowen is a Florida-based law firm with more than 225 attorneys in six offices in the State of Florida and one office in Europe. From the time of our inception, we have dedicated ourselves to providing first-rate legal services, new and innovative approaches to problem solving, and the highest degree of professionalism and community service.
Shutts & Bowen values its relationships with business and individual clients, as well as the relationships formed over the years with referring national and international law firms and companies.
Shutts & Bowen’s attorneys work in an environment where people are recognized for their value as individuals, giving attorneys the autonomy and freedom to develop a practice that allows them to best serve their clients.
At Shutts & Bowen, we are committed to offering sophisticated legal services efficiently and responsively.
Languages Spoken: Gujarati
Licensed since 1990
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1990||08/12/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Best Lawyers in America- Immigraiton Law||Best Lawyers in America||2008|
|AV (Highest) Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|Best Lawyers in America - Immigration Law||Best Lawyers in America||2007|
|Best Lawyers in America - Immigration Law||Best Lawyers in America||2006|
|Board Certification in Immigration Law||The Florida Bar||1995|
|Partner||Shutts & Bowen, LLP||2011 - Present|
|Principal||Dilip Patel Law Firm||2002 - 2011|
|General Counsel||IMRGlobal Corp (CGI Group Inc.)||1996 - 2002|
|Associate Attorney||Fowler White Boggs Banker||1990 - 1996|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|The Florida Bar||Committee:Certification in Immigration and Nationality Law||2007 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member Board of Governors||2006 - 2008|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association, (Central Florida Chapter)||Chair||2006 - 2008|
|The Indo-US Chamber of Commerce||Director (Chair 2006)||2004 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association, (Central Florida Chapter)||Member (various Board Positions)||1990 - Present|
|AILA, I 1995-96 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook 175 (R. Murphy, e.d.)||Change of Nonimmigrant Status||1995|
|AILA, Future Shock: In the New Era 74 (March 1995)||Update on Adjustment of Status Implementation||1995|
|AILA Central Florida Chapter, Proof of Facts For Business Related Visas 74 (R. Carrion, e.d.) (October 1994)||H-lB Specialty Occupation Workers||1994|
|AILA, II 1994-95 Immigration Nationality Law Handbook 1 (R. Murphy, e.d.)||Dual Representation: Employers, Employees and Ethics||1994|
|AILA, II 1993-94 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook 1 (R. Murphy, e.d.||Ethical Issues Related to Advertising by Immigration Attorneys||1993|
|AILA, II 1992-93 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook 1 (R. Murphy, e.d.)||Alien Investors: An Analysis of the Immigration Lawyer's Role Under the Ethics Codes||1992|
|AILA, Representing Professionals Before the Department of Labor 235 (S. Clark, e.d.)||Ethical Issues Related to Labor Certification Under the Special Handling Provisions||N/A|
|Lawyer Magazine - HCBA||Immigration and Foreign Investors||N/A|
|The Florida State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|London School of Economics and Political Science||N/A||LL.B - Bachelor of Laws||N/A|