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Michael Harold Sharon

Michael Harold Sharon

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

Highest (AV) rating by peers. Selected annually as a Super Lawyer. Free 15 minute consultation.


For over 30 years, I have focused my legal practice on immigration and naturalization law. During that time, I have worked on thousands of cases and have helped clients of every variety from large businesses to individuals. My clients have enjoyed the success of my hard work in their best interests. My reputation and practice is built upon a foundation of knowledge, efficiency, responsiveness, effectiveness, and integrity. Please feel free to contact me by phone or e-mail to discuss your case. (216) 328-9878

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Immigration: 100%
    31 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

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Contact Info

Sharon & Kalnoki LLC

6500 Rockside Rd., Suite 180
Independence, OH, 44131

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive198208/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top Rated Midwest LawyerAmerican Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell2013
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Leading LawyerInside Business Magazine2010
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Leading LawyerInside Business Magazine2009
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Leading LawyerInside Business Magazine2007
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Leading LawyerInside Business Magazine2006
Leading LawyerInside Business Magazine2005
Leading LawyerInside Business Magazine2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCase Western Reserve University School Of Law2012 - Present
Managing MemberSharon & Kalnoki LLC2000 - Present
Senior AssociateMargaret Wong & Associates CO LPA1984 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A1992 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
National Interest WaiverThe green card was granted.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Crain's Cleveland BusinessTake Note of Changes to Immigration Form2007
Crain's Cleveland BusinessLaw Boosts Visa Fees2004
Crain's Cleveland BusinessNew Law Permits More Visas to Secure Temporary Workers2000

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Bowdoin CollegeEconomics and Environmental StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
2014 Spring ConferenceImmigration Survival Guide for Human Resources2014
Guest Speaker SeriesU.S. Immigration Policy and Procedures2013
Fall ConferenceEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Immigration but Were Afraid to Ask2011
9th Annual Immigration Law InstituteL-1 Visas- "Your Konwledge Isn't all that Special and You Really Aren't a Manager- Current Issues with the L-1 Visa"2011
Annual Immigration Law SeminarGambling in April or Betting on Exemptions- H-1Bs in 20092008
Immigration SeminarMarriage Based Immigration: How to build bona fides and overcome 2nd marriage issues2007
Immigration and Naturalization UpdateWaive Goodbye to the Foreign Residency Requirement for Physicians2006