Mr. Niren is President and CEO of VisaPlace LLC and the President and Managing Partner of Michael H. Niren Professional Corporation (“VisaPlace Legal”), an immigration law firm in Toronto, Canada that he founded in 1997.
Mr. Niren is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section, American Lawyers Association, and Associate Member of the American Bar Association.
He is an accomplished and sought after public speaker and is often called upon by the national and international media as an authority on immigration current events.
Mr. Niren’s media interviews and appearances in both Canada and the US include The Boston Globe, New York Daily News, CTV, Global News, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star and CBC. He also has published articles on immigration related topics including RealClearMarkets and is a contributor to the Huffington Post .
Mr. Niren is considered an industry leader, a professional businessman, a team coach and organizer with very strong entrepreneurial skills. Under his leadership, VisaPlace Legal has become an award winning and leading immigration law firm in Toronto, as well as one of the largest immigration law firms in Canada. VisaPlace Legal is the recipient of the “Top Choice Awards” for the Top Immigration Law Firm in Toronto from 2010 through to 2017 as well as many other global immigration awards. The law firm has successfully processed many thousands of visa applications.
As CEO of VisaPlace LLC, Mr. Niren has assembled a highly talented US and Canadian based team to roll out customized immigration client acquisition and distribution technology to service immigration solution providers world-wide.