Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law
Michael Sharma-Crawford has practiced immigration law since 2002 and is a founding member of Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law. The Firm, founded in 2003, has carved a niche in the Midwest handling complicated immigration litigation. The Firm also has contracts with the Kansas State Board of Indigents’ Defense Service and the Missouri State Public Defender, through which Michael regularly consults with criminal defense attorneys on pending cases with immigration implications. In 2012, Michael and his partner – both in life and in the practice of law – opened The Clinic, a nonprofit legal clinic providing top-shelf immigration court representation to indigent noncitizens where no representation existed previously. The Clinic serves the Kansas City Immigration Court and is the only low-fee and pro bono removal defense service provider west of Springfield, Missouri to the Kansas-Colorado border. As a result, Michael and his partner were awarded the Missouri Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Award in 2017. Before becoming an attorney, Michael served nearly 15 years in the Sedgwick County, Kansas Sheriff’s Department.