Managing Attorney William M. Cavanaugh was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2005, and has concentrated his law practice exclusively on U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law and advocating on behalf of foreign nationals since 2006. He has extensive experience representing clients throughout the U.S. before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Executive Office for Immigration Review (Immigration Courts), Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Department of State and Department of Labor.
He received his Bachelors degree in Marketing from Florida State University in December 1999, and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2004. Since being admitted to the Florida Bar, he has dedicated his legal career to the practice of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. His extensive experience gained from years of practicing U.S. immigration law has enabled him to effectively defend non-citizens in removal proceedings, reopen orders of removal, apply for waivers of inadmissibility, and help foreign nationals to become naturalized U.S. citizens.
William M. Cavanaugh is licensed by the Florida Bar and is authorized to practice nationwide before the Immigration Courts and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Southern District Court of Florida, and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association where he has served for several years as Co-chair of the USCIS West Palm Beach Field Office liaison committee, acting as liaison between the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the West Palm Beach Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He has also served on a number of committees within AILA, has spoken at AILA continuing education seminars and has been involved in AILA congressional advocacy initiatives, meeting with staff members of local U.S. Congressmen and Congresswomen.
William lives in Jupiter, Florida. He is actively involved in the local community and has been involved with various charitable organizations. He was a candidate for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's 2014 Man of the Year for Palm Beach. He is also involved in pro bono work with various legal aid organizations, and he received the 2015 Pro Bono award for Immigration Law from the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society.