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Society cannot exist without law. Law is the bond of society: that which makes it, that which preserves it and keeps it together. It is, in fact, the essence of civil society.

Joseph P. Bradley


Nejla Lane


+1 (773) 888-7808

Biography of Ms. Nejla Kassandra Keyfli Lane:

Ms. Lane hails from Turkey, specifically Old Antioch, and spent her formative years in Bavaria, Germany, as a child of Guest Workers. She obtained her degree in business from Friedrich-List Schule in Ulm, Germany. Following her business studies, she pursued further education at a Foreign Language school, becoming fluent in German, Turkish, and English.

Upon deciding to relocate to the United States, Ms. Lane enrolled at Texas State University, formerly known as Southwest Texas State University. There, she excelled academically, graduating with honors, cum laude, in Psychology and Modern Language German. Throughout her studies, she actively engaged in the university's Honor’s Program, culminating in the completion of a thesis titled “The Shaping of Human Personality”. This comprehensive education equipped her with a profound understanding of individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences.




As a solo practitioner operating a general law practice with primary interest in Civil, Criminal Defense, and Immigration. Ms. Lane brings nearly two decades of legal experience to her practice, consistently earning accolades from her satisfied clientele. Indeed, Ms. Lane exemplifies the American dream, having graduated with distinction from Michigan State University - College of Law, specializing in international and comparative law. Furthermore, Ms. Lane's professional achievements extend beyond her legal victories. She has been licensed not only in Michigan since 2005 but also in Illinois since 2006 and Texas since 2015. This multi-state licensure underscores her versatility and unwavering dedication to serving clients across diverse jurisdictions with excellence and integrity.

Work Experience

Lane Legal Services November 2005 – Present
Staff Attorney and Owner of Law Practice
Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, All types of Immigration, Family Law, Personal Injury, and International and Comparative Law


Michigan State University – College of Law, E. Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctor, International and Comparative Law, May 2004
Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State University), San Marcos, Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and German, Cum Laude, Dec. 1998
President of National Honor Society in German – Delta Phi Alpha; Vice President of International Student Association; Public Relations Officer of National Honor Society in Psychology – Psi Chi; and, participated in Southwest Texas State University Honors Program


  • State Bar of Michigan, 11/2005

  • State Bar of Illinois, 10/2006

  • State Bar of Texas, 06/2015


  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

  • United States Court of Appeals for The Seventh Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (General and Trial Bar)

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

  • Licensed Private Detective, No. 115.002187 3/2011

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