Juris Doctor (J.D.), Intellectual Property Law · (2009 - 2012)
Bachelor's Degree, Geography (2002 - 2006)
Mr. Michael Arase is the lead attorney in the Santa Ana, California office.
Michael is a detailed problem solver and meticulous strategizer.
Michael primarily handles family petitions and waiver matters on a daily basis.
Additionally, Michael directs appeals and challenges to Immigration Agency decisions to the various Federal Circuit Courts throughout the United States.
A gifted analyst and writer, Michael has successfully argued to overturn years old precedents in federal court.
Michael has a keen ability to understand and connect with his clients who are fighting a system they don’t understand and is stacked against them.
Michael regularly appears in front of USCIS, the Department of Justice, and Federal Circuit Courts to seek the best outcomes for his clients.
Michael is licensed in the State of California.
Michael practices Immigration and Nationality Law throughout the United States and its worldwide consular posts.
Michael also litigates in the Superior Courts of California and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.