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Immigration Law Practicum (brief course guide)

This guide helps people researching immigration law issues.

Ms. Lisa Scott (CWRU Adjunct Professor for the JD Section)

Lisa Scott, founder, and owner, and attorney of Scott Global Migration Law Group has just celebrated her 30 year anniversary of practicing immigration and nationality law. In those three decades she has cultivated her expertise across all variety of immigration cases; from employment-based cases for multinational corporations to immigrant petitions for individuals and more.

As the first member of her family to be born in the United States, Lisa was raised by her working-class grandparents. She attended Vassar College through scholarships and grants and received her law degree from Case Western University School of Law. Lisa worked under the tutelage of Austin T. Fragomen of Fragomen, Del Rey & Bernsen, which set the stage for her career in immigration law.

Prof. Michael Sharon developed and teaches an advanced business immigration law course at the Case Western Reserve School of Law. He has practiced immigration law for over thirty years; he co-founded an immigration law firm in 2000. Topics of his practice include family-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, adjustment of status, and naturalization issues.

Prof. Sharon has received numerous accolades, such as being named one of the Best Lawyers in the United States, an Ohio Super Lawyer, and an Inside Business Leading Lawyer. He has the highest (AV) ranking as well as a 5.0 "Preeminent" ranking on Martindale-Hubbell.


Ms. Margaret Wong (CWRU Adjunct Professor for the LLM Section)

Margaret W. Wong, an award-winning practicing immigration lawyer, born in Hong Kong, is founder and managing partner of Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC, with offices in nine cities. Margaret W. Wong is celebrating her fortieth year and the beginning of her fifth decade in immigration and nationality law, and legal practice management.

Margaret Wong is also National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Trailblazer, was listed in US News & World Reports’ Best Lawyers, enjoys a “Preeminent AV” rating by Martindale Hubbell, and was appointed by The Ohio Supreme Court as charter member of the Continuing Legal Education Commission for Attorneys.