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I love collaborating with international professionals, investors, experts, and families as they pursue their dreams in America. I also understand the immigrant experience on a personal level. My wife is a naturalized U.S. citizen, and I have lived abroad in Israel for 8 years - studying, working and starting a family. I know what it means to build a life in another country and the hard work and determination it takes to succeed along that path.

During law school, I worked as an immigration paralegal within the legal department of a Fortune 100 corporation, juggling the challenges of career, evening law studies, and three young children. After completing my studies, I gained a solid foundation for representing corporations and other businesses by practicing corporate transactional law at the Seattle office of an international law firm, where I handled general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, corporate finance and U.S. export control regulatory matters.




Languages spoken: Hebrew

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



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  • Edmund P. Allen Jr

    Mike is a highly skilled, compassionate lawyer who is supremely dedicated to finding solutions to his clients' issues. He stays on the cutting edge of legal developments, and achieves outstanding results for each of his clients though tireless attention to the detail of each unique circumstance. I strongly endorse Mike.


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Contact info

Advenienz Legal PLLC

19125 North Creek Parkway, Suite 120
Bothell, WA, 98011


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Global Awards 2015Corporate LiveWire2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMacDonald Hoague & Bayless2012 - 2014
AssociateDorsey & Whitney, LLP2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
HOPE Worldwide, Seattle ChapterAdvisory Board2013 - Present
WAYFIND ( - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
AVVO - Naked Law7 alternatives to the H-1B visa2015
Tacoma Pierce Country Bar Association - Bar NewsScreening for Employee Immigration Status2015
AVVO Naked LawGuide to the H-1B visa and new H-1B spouse visa2015
NWSidebarImmigration Reform Implications for High-tech Workers and Entrepreneurs2014
Seattle University Law ReviewComment, A Choice That Leaves No Choice: Unconstitutional Coercion Under Real ID, 32 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 231 (2008)2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of California - Los AngelesEnglish and LatinBA - Bachelor of Arts1996