Susan E. Lane

Susan E. Lane

Dallas, Texas

Susan obtained her J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Letters, with highest honors. Since being licensed in Texas in 1986, her practice has focused exclusively on immigration and nationality law. Prior to joining Miley & Brown, Susan was a partner at the immigration law firm, Chaney & Lane, for nearly 15 years. Her practice is focused on employment and family based immigration. She has a wealth of experience representing a wide range of client employers such as universities, high tech companies, manufacturers, banks and churches in complex employment based immigration matters.

Areas of Practice

  • EB1 petitions - extraordinary ability, outstanding professors/researchers, international managers/executives
  • PERM labor certification applications
  • Labor certification applications for university professors
  • Religious worker cases
  • Nonimmigrant visas including H-1B, L-1 and R-1
  • Naturalization
  • Marriage-based and other family cases

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1986


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - May, 1986
  • University Of Oklahoma, Oklahoma
    • B.A. - May, 1983
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Letters

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Chaney & Lane, Partner


  • Pi Beta Phi