Michael W. Gahagan

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Metairie, LA

The Immigration Law Firm of New Orleans
 | 3445 N Causeway Blvd Ste 524, Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-931-5355
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business (50%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%)
Attorney Profile

Michael W. Gahagan is the founder and principal attorney at The Immigration Law Firm of New Orleans. With a practice focused exclusively on immigration, Mr. Gahagan represents individuals and families in a wide variety of immigration and naturalization-related matters. He defends those who are facing deportation and assists clients with applying for and maintaining visas including finance, marriage and investor visas.

After obtaining a degree in marketing from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Mr. Gahagan earned a law degree from Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando, Florida. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Middle Tennessee State University.

Mr. Gahagan is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the U.S. district courts for the western, middle and eastern districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Throughout his career, Mr. Gahagan has pursued lawsuits against federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is one of very few attorneys in Louisiana who regularly handles immigration matters in federal courts.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Gahagan is active in professional and community organizations. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Federalist Society, the National Lawyers Guild and the Rotary Club of New Orleans.

Mr. Gahagan also participates in the American Immigration Lawyers Association and serves as federal litigation chairman for the organization's midsouth region. Drawing on his business knowledge, Mr. Gahagan also advises clients on business incorporation and other professional matters and is a licensed notary.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (50%)

Immigration (50%)


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Michael Gahagan

Admitted: 2007, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.immigrationlawneworleans.com/Attorney/Michael-W-G...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National Lawyers Guild
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member, Federalist Society
  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, The Rotary Club of New Orleans

Educational Background:

  • Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, M.B.A.
  • University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana, B.S., Major: Marketing
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Office Location for Michael W. Gahagan

3445 N Causeway Blvd Ste 524
Metairie, LA 70002

Phone: 504-931-5355


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Last Updated: 8/15/2017

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