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Craig E. Miley

Craig E. Miley

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Craig Miley graduated with honors from the University of Texas in 1976 and attended graduate studies in Political Economy before attending law school. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1980. He was first certified in Immigration and Nationality Law in 1987 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and the Southern Districts.

As an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, he has served as Dallas Section Coordinator, Executive Committee CIS District Liaison and is the past Chair of the Texas Chapter (serving Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico). He has served as Chair of the Immigration and Naturalization Service Texas Service Center Liaison Committee on behalf of the entire American Immigration Lawyers Association as well as the Chair of the Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS – formerly INS) Missouri Service Center Committee and Chair of the CIS National Benefits Center Liaison Committee. He has also been a member of the CIS Service Center Operations Liaison Committee. Mr. Miley has also served on the Advisory Commission to the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as well as the Texas State Bar Committee on Laws Relating to Immigration and Nationality. He has also served as a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Board of Governors and has served on numerous AILA committees.

In 1997 he was listed by D Magazine as one of five immigration attorneys in their article titled “The 250 Best Lawyers in Dallas/Fort Worth”. In 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 he was listed by Texas Monthly as a “Texas Super Lawyer.” And, he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for each of the past twelve years.


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  1. Immigration: 100%



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Contact Info

Miley & Brown, P.C.

705 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX, 75202


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198009/19/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognitionTexas Super Lawyers2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
RecognitionTexas Super Lawyers2009
RecognitionTexas Super Lawyers2008
RecognitionTexas Super Lawyers2007
RecognitionTexas Super Lawyers2006
RecognitionTexas Super Lawyers2005
RecognitionTexas Super Lawyers2004
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America1998
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)Chairman1994 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)Former Chair1993 - 1994
American Immigration Law FoundationFounding Member1987 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationActive Member1985 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityN/AN/A1980