Bruce A. Coane

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Houston, TX

Coane and Associates
5177 Richmond Ave, Suite 770
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-850-0066
Fax: 713-850-8528
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Immigration: Business (40%), Employment & Labor: Employee (40%), Employment & Labor: Employer (20%)
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Attorney Bruce A. Coane is the founder of Coane and Associates, PLLC, which has law offices in Hallandale Beach, and Houston, Texas. Serving clients throughout the greater Houston metro and surrounding areas as well as the areas surrounding Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and across the U.S. and around the world, Mr. Coane provides exceptional representation and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Labor and employment law

·       Workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, bullying, and other employment-related grievances

·       Employment law for employers and employees

·       Immigration law, particularly as it relates to visa, green cards, citizenship, and court

·       Litigation and appeals

A top-rated attorney, Mr. Coane graduated cum laude from Penn State University in 1979 before attending the University of Houston Law Center, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. He holds his board certification from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Immigration and Nationality Law, and he has achieved considerable success advocating for his clients in state and federal courts as well as before various appellate courts.

A leader in his field, Mr. Coane has written extensively and conducted lectures and seminars across the United States on a variety of legal topics related to employment and immigration law. He has also appeared on several television news programs and radio talk shows, where he has offered in-depth legal commentary on various subjects.

As further evidence of his leadership skills, Mr. Coane helped establish and served as president of the National Employment Lawyers Association's Houston Chapter, and he is a past president of the Texas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is also an active member of the Miami Beach Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

He holds his admission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, The Northern District of Florida, and the U.S. District Court for Washington, D.C. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th Circuits and both the Texas and U.S. Supreme Courts.

Houston Office                                             
5177 Richmond Ave.                                 
Suite 770                                                                                             
Houston, TX 77056                                       
Phone: 713-850-0066                                                 
Fax: 713-850-8528

Hallandale Beach Office 
1250 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd.
Suite 303
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009 
Phone: 305-538-6800

Miami Beach Office
1688 Meridian Avenue
7th Floor
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone: 305-538-6800

Practice Areas
  • 40%Immigration: Business
  • 40%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employer
Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship, Employment Law - Employee, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

About Bruce A. Coane

Admitted: 1982, Texas

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Educational Background

  • Penn State University, with Honors, Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1979, Honors: cum laude     

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • Texas, 1982
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Miami Beach Bar Association
  • U.S. District Courts Chicago
  • U.S. District Courts Baton Rouge
  • U.S. District Courts Fort Lauderdale
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Courts in Dallas
  • U.S. District Courts in Miami
  • District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Northern District of Florida
  • San Francisco
  • Philadelphia
  • New Orleans
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985 
  • United State Court of Appeals in Atlanta
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association-Texas, New Mexico & Oklahoma Chapter, Past-President
  • National Employment Lawyers Association-Houston Chapter, Past President

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization


  • , Avvo Clients' Choice, Avvo, 2015
  • , Best Employment Lawyers in Houston, Expertise, 2020
  • , Top 10 Immigration Law Attorney, Attorney and Practice Magazine, 2019
  • Top 10 Immigration Lawyers in Texas, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2017
  • Best Employment Lawyers in Houston, Expertise, 2017


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Office Location for Bruce A. Coane

5177 Richmond Ave
Suite 770
Houston, TX 77056

Phone: 713-850-0066

Fax: 713-850-8528

Last Updated: 4/12/2021

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