Stuart Friedman is an experienced immigration attorney with significant experience in dealing with cross-border issues between the United States and Canada in terms of criminal admissibility, NAFTA visa, removal proceedings, Port of Entry paroles, L1 company transfers, E1 investor visas and more. Mr. Friedman is also experienced in dealing with Interpol challenges to Red Notices, criminal extradition and a variety of related issues.
Mr. Friedman belongs to the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association. He is also admitted to practice before the Board of Immgiration Appeals and is fully licensed in all Michigan regional federal courts which have jurisdiction over immigration matters.
He has an Avvo 10 rating and was selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers (West Publishing) for 2013,2014, and 2015-2016 (top 50).He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (Board of Directors, and former co-chair of the Publication Committee), the State Bar of Michigan Prison & Corrections Section (Past President and Council Member), State Bar of Michigan Appellate Practice Section (Board Member and Columnist), State Bar of Michigan Criminal Law Section, American Association of Legal Writers (Scribes), the State Bar of Michigan Administrative Law Section, the (Canadian) Criminal Defence Lawyers Association (associate member), and Cooley Law School Innocence Project (Volunteer Attorney). Mr. Friedman is a graduate of Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan/Thomas M. Cooley Law School trial college in 2008. Admitted: State of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of and Michigan; Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Law School: Wayne State University Law School (cum laude), 1991. Top 12% of Class. Outside Moot Court; Jessup Moot Court.
College: Wayne State University, B.S. with distinction, 1988.
Mr. Friedman is a Super Lawyer and was awarded a DBBusiness Top Lawyer in Appeals recognition by Detroit Business Journal. In 2015, he was awarded the prestigious “Top 50” award from SuperLawyers.