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Dawn Welk Wise

Dawn Welk Wise

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

I began working in the field of immigration law in 1992, well before venturing into law school.  I have worked in the field for both private firms, public institutions, and government agencies.  I have been with Irani & Wise since 1998.  I have a passion for assisting clients through this stressful process with attention to detail and personal, responsive service.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Immigration: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Richard W. Pierce

    I endorse this lawyer. Dawn is the best combination of a lawyer--extremely knowledgeable and caring. These attributes show through in her overall professioinalism and qulaity of work. She is thorough in all case preparation, takes time to explain to clients the entire process, and keeps all informed of progress.

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    Richard Pierce Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Irani & Wise PLC

900 Victors Way
Suite 170
Ann Arbor, MI, 48108

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200106/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyersDBusiness2015
Best Lawyers 2014Best Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyers 2013Best Lawyers in America2013
Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in MichiganCorporate Intl Magazine2013
Best Lawyers 2012Best Lawyers in America2012
Best Michigan AttorneysCrain's Detroit Business2012
Best Lawyers 2011Best Lawyers In America2011
Best Law Firms 2011-2012U.S. News & World Report2011
Best Lawyers 2010Best Lawyers in America2010
Best Area LawyersCrain's Detroit Business2010
Michigan Rising StarsMichigan Super Lawyers2009
Best Area LawyersCrain's Detroit Business2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Best Lawyers 2015Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerIrani & Wise, PLC1999 - Present
Judicial Law InternU.S. Department of Justice, EOIR1999 - 1999
Law ClerkUniversity of Michigan, Office of the General Counsel1998 - 1998
Immigration Case WorkerPierce & Hahn1992 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Professional WomenInvited member2011 - Present
Washtenaw County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
Michigan Bar Association(Law Student Section Governing Council)Secretary1998 - 1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of MichiganEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
University of MichiganGermanN/A1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Society of Research Administrators, Michigan ChapterVisa Options for Foreign National Visitors, Scholars, and Employees2013
Global Awareness ProgramGlobal Awareness Panel on Immigration2010
EMALSA & International Law Society SymposiumCultural Visas: Immigration Barriers Confronting Artists, Athletes, and Entertainers2007
Yearly 2007-PresentEmployment-Based Immigration OptionsN/A
Yearly 2006-PresentMarriage to a U.S. Citizen: Green Card ProcessN/A