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Shane Parker

Experienced Louisville Immigration Lawyer

Murphy & Associates Law Firm, Louisville KY

Shane Parker

Mr. Parker graduated from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 2007. He focuses his practice exclusively in immigration law, representing large employers including several Fortune 500 companies, start-ups in the venture capitalist phase, and early entrepreneurs, as well as individuals including doctors, professors, researchers and other professionals from all over the world working for universities, colleges and business throughout the United States. He boasts a near 100% approval on all NIW and EB-1 petitions. Mr. Parker has an exceptional track record of successfully filing all types of employment-based permanent residence petitions including Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher/Professor, National Interest Waivers, Special Handling Labor Certifications and Labor Certifications as a well as nonimmigrant employment visas such as O-1’s, H1-B’s, L-1′s, and E visas. His professional clients come from universities such as Harvard, Yale, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford, University of California Berkely, Boston University, Johns Hopkins University, University of California Irvine, and others. He is experienced working with clients in all areas of engineering (electrical, mechanical, materials, industrial, biomedical), computer science, machine learning, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, neurology, and every other scientific and medical discipline. In addition, he has successfully worked with non-traditional NIW and EB-1 cases including individuals in the arts, performance, and sports, assisting them in finding creative ways to obtain permanent residence. Mr. Parker regularly organizes immigration seminars for students, faculty and international student advisors at colleges and universities throughout Kentucky and Indiana including at the University of Louisville. In law school, Mr. Parker was a published member of the Brandeis Law Journal. He is also fluent in Spanish.

Practice areas:

Immigration and Nationality Law


University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law 2007 – Juris Doctor Georgetown College 2003 – B.A. in Culture, Language and Commerce, Magna Cum Laude


Shane L. Parker, Note, “The Debate Over Kentucky’s Tax Incentives: Do they have a future in the Commonwealth if State Courts follow the Coercive Pre-Existing Tax Liability Test?”, 45 Brandeis L.J. 809 (2007).


Louisville and Kentucky Bar Associations American Immigration Lawyers Association


2007 – Kentucky Bar 2007 – U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky

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