Jack Finkelman

Jack Finkelman Phone:  305.665.3311


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Practice Areas

Real Estate


Jack Finkelman has guided many foreign investors in coordinating the negotiation, structuring and documentation of their investments with proper immigration planning.  Based upon his legal expertise, as well as his personal background, he is uniquely qualified to assist foreign investors with the complete range of services which they require – from obtaining temporary non-immigrant visas to establishing full time, permanent residence and managing a full-fledged commercial enterprise. Jack is also fully qualified to deal with all aspects of domestic commercial real estate matters including acquisitions and sales, lending, leasing and joint venture agreements. He is a frequent speaker on immigration matters both on a state and national level to such organizations as The Florida Bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

He is trilingual, fluent in Spanish, French and English.


AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating possible

Bar Admissions

1979, Florida (Member, International Law Section)
1977, Province of Ontario, Canada


1972, B. Comm., McGill University, Montreal, Canada
1975, LL.B., University of Windsor Law School, Windsor, Canada

Professional Memberships and Associations

The Florida Bar
Dade County Bar Association
American Bar Association (Member: International Law and Practice Section; Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate Committee)
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Member, National and South Florida Chapters)

Speaking Engagements

2016 American Immigration Lawyers Association:  “Knowing Your Client’s Worksite Rights and Obligations”
2015 American Immigration Lawyers Association: “Employer Compliance – What Every Lawyer Needs to Know”
2014  American Immigration Lawyers Association:  “What Every Immigration Lawyer Needs To Know About U.S. Tax Laws”
2013 Florida Bar Immigration Seminar:  “Hot Issues in Citizenship”
2012 American Immigration Lawyers Association:  “Destination Estados Unidos:  Taxation on Transfer of Assets to the U.S.”
2010 Florida Bar Immigration Seminar: “L Visas – Dealing With the Difficult Issues”
2010 Florida Bar Immigration Seminar: “EB-5 Myths”
2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association: “EB-5 Investors Conference: Investing in America” 2009 Florida Bar Immigration Seminar: “Accounting and Tax Issues for Immigration”
2008 Florida Bar Immigration Seminar: “Coping With Enhanced Employer Sanctions”
2007 Florida Bar Immigration Seminar: “Winning Strategies for L and E Visas”