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Michael Hugh Carlin

Law Office of Michael Carlin PLLC
2360 East Stadium Boulevard., Suite 13
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
Peer Rating
Client Rating
4.9 of 5.0
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals; Applications for lawful permanent resident status -"green card" status; Applications for U.S. citizenship; Applications for U.S. passports / proving U.S. citizenship; Petitions for alien relatives and fiances / fiancees; Petitions to remove conditions on residence; Applications for asylum; Applications under the Violence against Women Act -VAWA; Waivers of Inadmissibility; Applications for Employment Authorization; Temporary Protected Status; Consular Processing at U.S. Consulates throughout the world; Representation in Immigration Court; Requests for immigration bonds; Cancellation of Removal; Defense against allegations of abandonment of permanent resident status; Appeals of USCIS decisions; Appeals of Immigration Court decisions; Criminal Law; International Law
Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1989; University of Michigan, M.A., 2007
Law School
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2001
2009, Michigan
Client Reviews

Overall Client Rating

in Immigration
4.9 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money
  • Data based on 9 reviews
  • Recommended by 9 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 09/16/13
Posted by a Private Individual on 09/16/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Posted by a Private Individual on 07/24/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Michael offered my wife and I great legal advice. He also took my wife and I threw every step we had to take with our case. He made sure that we were aware of our rights and most importantly what would be the out come of any decisions we made.
Posted by a Private Individual on 07/22/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Mr Michael Carlin's an absolute professional.I've been cooperating with him for the past few years&I'm extremely pleased with the outcome.My immigration case hasn't been easy to handle,it was quite complex,but with all the effort&help of Mr Carlin's,I'm very happy with the results.Mr Carlin is very communicative,always responding right away; he's very cooperative&goes to extremes to do his best in the case he is working on&clients he's working with. He's a very kind person too-a true friend :)
Posted by a Private Individual on 07/18/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
We hired Michael to handle my wife's immigration paperwork, starting with the initial filing and continuing through a successful appeal to the BIA of an initial rejection due to my AWA status. Our case was difficult and he was always honest with us about our chances - but he also never gave up; we won and now my wife has her green card. Michael is direct, honest, fair, and most of all he really seems to care about his clients. I believe that if a case can be won, Michael will win it.
Posted by a Private Individual on 07/10/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Michael was the first lawyer my husband and I approached for guidance and we were very lucky in finding him. From our interactions in our first meeting with Michael we both felt we trusted him enough to hire him for help through the remaining immigration process. He seemed very knowledgeable about the legal aspects of the process and it meant a lot to us that he is fluent in Spanish. Even after the process has ended successfully, my husband and I both still carry his business card just in case!
Posted by a Private Individual on 07/10/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Michael Carlin is an excellent Lawyer. He did proper research and gave clear and precise information to my husband and I when he was in our employ. It was not all about the money for him. He made us feel as if he really cared about us. We would do business with Mr. Carlin again in a heartbeat. We have the highest regard for him and would recommend his services.
Posted by a Private Individual on 07/10/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
After trying numerous attorneys, I finally went to Michael Carlin who carefully understood my situation, and provided careful analysis and in the end made sure that I am satisfied with his services. I am very happy with his services. I say, go for him.
Posted by a Private Individual on 07/10/13
5.0 out of 5.0  
Mr. Carlin is honest, caring, and will work hard for you. If he doesn't know the answer he's not ashamed to tell you and he will find the answer. He will not lie and make you false promises. Beware of attorneys that give you promises in complex immigration situations.Mr. Carlin will give you the facts and his honest opinion.He will fight hard for you. Mr. Carlin helped my husband end an immigration matter that we have battled for 20 years.You can trust him with your immigration needs.
Posted by a Private Individual on 02/18/11
3.8 out of 5.0  
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