Mr. Sherman has been assisting clients in the United States and around the world with U.S.healthcare and business immigration matters since 1994. Mr. Sherman is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale–Hubbell, the most well-respected independent lawyer rating service in the United States. This highest peer rating is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers.
Mr. Sherman holds a Bachelor’s Degree with High Distinction and High Honors in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan (1988) and a Juris Doctor Degree from the Wayne State University School of Law (1992). He was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1992 and to the District of Columbia Bar in 2002. Mr. Sherman has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 1994.
Prior to commencing the practice of law, Mr. Sherman served as the chief judicial clerk to the honourable Steven N. Andrews of the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court in Michigan (1989–1991), and a law clerk for the Office of Legal Affairs at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan (1989). Mr. Sherman has been invited to make presentations on immigration law topics to many organizations, including the Michigan Association for Medical Education, the Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education, and many others. In addition, he was honored as a “Friend of the Probate Court” by the Oakland County Probate Court staff in 2004. Mr. Sherman’s work on behalf of an elderly, disabled client was featured in an article in the Detroit Free Presson November 9, 2001. In addition, he served as a member and staff officer of the United StatesCoast Guard Auxiliary from 2005 to 2007.
Mr. Sherman is also the host of the “Immigration 101” and “Ask the Immigration Lawyer” podcasts.