Avima Upreti, Esq.,is working as associate attorney at Chhetry and Associates. She has in-depth knowledge and experience in Immigration law including Asylum, Cancellation of Removal, EB1/EB2, National Interest Waiver, H1B, PERM/Labor certification, F1 visa, VAWA, Adjustment of status, Consular process, Family law and guardianship proceedings. She handled the cases efficiently , hears the client issues properly, work with them together to provide accurate legal solutions and is very determined in providing the proper service to her client. She has been working with the firm since 2014. She started her career as a foreign associate where she handled Immigration cases.
Ms. Upreti also has an extensive experience working as a human right activist and feminist in Nepal and in the United States. She has worked as a news anchor and legal reporter in the National television of Nepal and is currently serving as the President of the Nepali women’s global network (NWGN) where she is focused on raising issues against violence and gender based discrimination. She is a passionate public speaker.
Ms. Upreti is a licensed to practice law before the New York State courts. She is also admitted to practice law as an advocate in Nepal. She received her LLM (recipient of cum laude) from Fordham Law School, New York in International law and justice 2016-2017. She also has LLM from Kathmandu School of law, Nepal specializing in Human rights and Gender Justice in 2011-2013. Ms. Upreti completed her law degree from Purbanchal University Kathmandu School of law in Nepal in 2011 in a full merit-based scholarship, eventually receiving an award from the Nepal Bar council for getting the Second highest score all over Nepal on the Advocate license exam in 2012.