Devore Law Group, P.A.
Thomas M. Cooley
1986 - 1989
JEFFREY A. DEVORE is an attorney practicing immigration and nationality law with the Devore Law Group which has offices in West Palm Beach (Palm Beach Gardens), Florida. Mr. Devore received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in 1986 from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, and his Juris Doctor degree in 1989 from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He was admitted to The Florida Bar in May, 1990.
Mr. Devore is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality law by The Florida Bar and specializes in assisting foreign nationals who want to live and work in the United States and companies that wish to employ them. He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, indicating very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar. Mr. Devore has been recognized as an expert in immigration law by the Florida Courts, has litigated several cases against the Departments of State, Justice and Homeland Security in Federal Court and has written extensively on United States immigration and naturalization matters. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th and 11th Circuits, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the Northern District of Texas, the Western District of Tennessee, and the District of Arizona.
Recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as one of the Best of the Bar and as one of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Mr. Devore is a two time recipient of the Immigration Law Award presented by the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County in recognition of outstanding Pro Bono service to the community. He is listed in Who’s Who Legal and has been named a Florida Super Lawyer for his expertise in business immigration. Mr. Devore is one of approximately 60 attorneys in the State of Florida certified as a specialist in Immigration and Nationality law and lectures extensively to other lawyers and civic groups on U.S. immigration issues.
Mr. Devore is a member of The Florida Bar, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) where he currently serves on its Board of Governors. He is a past President of AILA’s South Florida Chapter, a former member and past chair of The Florida Bar’s Immigration and Nationality Law Certification Committee, and also serves as Vice President of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County.