SOUTHFIELD –– Julianne Cassin Sharp has been named partner at Southfield, Mich.-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. Jaffe.
A member of the Firm’s Immigration and Litigation practice groups, Sharp is a leading bilingual attorney in Spanish and English, specializing in Immigration and Nationality law, including business immigration matters, family immigration matters and representation of individuals before the U.S. Immigration Court.
She works closely with both corporations and individuals regarding their immigration needs, specifically worksite enforcement, corporate compliance — including I-9 audits and policy review, foreign labor certification, employment-based petitions, family-based petitions, naturalization, and representation of individuals in removal proceedings. Sharp serves on the National Steering Committee for the New Members Division of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Sharp earned her juris doctorate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. While pursuing this degree, she worked as a summer associate with the law firm of O’Connor BermanDotts & Banes in Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. She graduated magna cum laude from the Carl and Winifred Lee Honors College of Western Michigan University, during which time she also studied abroad at La Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in Querétaro, México.
Sharp is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Hispanic Bar Association and Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan. She also advises members of the community on immigration issues on a pro bono basis through Latin Americans for Social & Economic Development and the Legal Aid Clinic through Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Detroit.