Sheri A Benchetrit

Partner, Miami Office

Member of the Michigan Bar

Member of the Florida Bar

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+1 (833) 387.7438, Ext. 104

20801 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 403, Aventura, FL 33180 United States

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More about Sheri A Benchetrit

Sheri A Benchetrit is a Partner in the BHLG Miami Office. Sheri has more than 27 years of experience practicing law; three of them as a Magistrate in the 47th District Court in Michigan. Since moving to Florida in 2006, she has focused her practice solely on U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law.

Sheri’s practice is exclusively devoted to Immigration and Nationality Law. She represents individuals who wish to live and work in the U.S., as well as businesses interested in U.S. market entry. She regularly appears before the immigration courts in Florida, as well as the Board of Immigration Appeals. Sheri has practiced before the federal courts throughout her career, handling Hague International Child Abduction matters and is currently a member of the International Child Abduction Attorney Network.

In her practice Sheri finds comprehensive and creative solutions to assist both individuals who want to invest in the U.S. as well as companies that want to open U.S. locations and transfer their employees from their foreign entity. In addition, she has worked with religious and educational institutions throughout the country to bring clergy and religious educators to the United States. Her attention to detail, tenacity and solution-oriented manner have earned her the trust and respect of clients and colleagues alike.

Born and raised in Michigan, Sheri now lives in Miami with her husband and three children. She is very active in her community and volunteers much of her time to local charities and to pro bono work. She has been honored as Lawyer of the Month by Lawyers to the Rescue for her tireless work providing immigration advice to the homeless.

More about Credentials


  • JD University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (1992)
  • London Law Programme (International Law and Human Rights) 1991
  • BA (International Relations) James Madison College at Michigan State University (1988)

Professional Memberships

  • Michigan Bar (1992)
  • Florida Bar (2014)
  • U.S. Federal District Court Eastern District of Michigan (1992)
  • AV Rated – Martindale Hubbell (Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Professional Ethical Standards by Judges and Peers) (since 2011)
  • Member American Immigration Lawyers Association (since 2008)
  • Member of International Child Abduction Attorneys Network (ICAAN)

More about Community

  • Beth David Highland Lakes Shul – Aventura, FL, Member
  • B’nai B’rith Leadership Network – Past President

More about Publications

  • Speaker-Mastermind Presentation with Performance Alliance Group in Miami – Presentation on E2 investor’s visas, L-1A intracompany transfer visas and EB 5 investor visas
  • Lecturer Hague International Child Abduction Law, State Bar of Michigan-Family Division
  • Author, The Moment I Knew Why I became an Immigration Lawyer, AILA online publications