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Shaju is a Partner at Ellis Porter with over twelve years experience practicing immigration law. Prior to joining Ellis Porter, Shaju was a corporate immigration attorney with the largest law firm in Michigan.  He has also managed the employment-based green card department of a mid-size immigration boutique firm and served as in-house counsel to an information technology consulting company.  Shaju speaks regularly to professional associations, companies and cultural interest groups on a variety of immigration issues, and has served as a part-time instructor at Baker College.  Shaju is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and has served as a Board Member and is the former President of the South Asian Bar Association of Michigan.


Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jalal Jamil Dallo

    As a fellow immigration attorney, I have no reservations in endorsing Mr. Jacob! He is intelligent, knowledgeable, and very kind. He explains convoluted matters in a simple way. One of the best in Michigan!


    Jalal Dallo Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Pratheep Sevanthinathan

    Not only is Shaju one of the preeminent immigration attorneys in Michigan, he is also one of the most honorable and pleasant attorneys you will ever work with.


    Pratheep Sevanthinathan Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Ellis Porter PLC

2701 Troy Center Dr Ste 410
Troy, MI, 48084


MIActive And In Good Standing200311/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top Lawyersdbusiness2013
Diversity Business LeaderCorp! Magazine2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyEllis Porter, PLC2005 - Present
AttorneyMiller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.2003 - 2005
AttorneyTransnational Legal Services2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Asian Bar Association of MichiganPresident2011 - 2012
South Asian Bar Association of MichiganPresident-Elect2010 - 2011
South Asian Bar Association of MichiganBoard Member2006 - 2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001