M. Lowe received his undergraduate education at Washington and
Lee University (B.A. [Politics] in 1977). He graduated with high
honors from Florida Coastal School of Law (2004), where he was a
Trustees Scholar, a research associate in international law, and
an editor of The Florida Coastal Law Journal. Mr. Lowe is
fluent in Spanish and German, and also speaks and reads Afrikaans.
Prior to opening his own
immigration firm, Mr. Lowe was a Foreign Service Officer with the
U.S. Department of State, serving as a consular officer in Mexico,
South Africa, Malaysia, and the Dominican Republic, and then as
deputy chief of coordination in the Visa Office. He was human
rights officer in the State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs
and was one of the pioneers in organizing democratization
assistance to that continent, leading the International Foundation
for Election Systems program in Liberia and helping found the
Liberian Democracy Resource Center. After entering private
practice, Mr. Lowe was senior attorney (immigration) at the
Vaughan Cascino law firm in Chicago, Illinois, and then a senior
attorney at Banta Immigration Law in Atlanta.
as a consular officer and attorney in all aspects of immigration
law, Mr. Lowe’s has particular interests in consular processing,
citizenship issues and treaty investors. He is active in the
American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, the 7,000-member U.S.
bar association for lawyers specializing in immigration and
nationality law. He is also involved in the American Bar
Association and the Christian Legal Society. He is admitted to
practice in Florida.