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Shiva Khanal, Esq.

Shiva Prasad Khanal,Esq. has in-depth knowledge and experience in different aspect of practice. He has been practicing law in the US since 2016. His practice include courts Litigation, Immigration Law, Adoption and Guardianship proceedings, Commercial Transaction, and Family Law and a wide range of issues related to clients station of life.

Mr. Khanal served as a Legal officer for Government of Nepal and represented in Supreme Court, Appellate courts and other government wings on behalf of Government of Nepal.

Mr. Khanal was a Dean’s Merit Scholar at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he received his LL.M degree focusing on General Legal Studies, Corporations and Immigration Laws. He has also received his LL.M. degree from Purbanchal University, where he was ranked the top in his batch in the Law faculty. He also received a honorable Nepal Vidhya Bhusan Gold Medal (Nepalese Presidential Medal for Scholastic Achievement). He was also awarded with Kanunacharya Gold Medal from Purbanchal University and Nepal Bar Council Gold Medal for his uncanny ability for his academic achievement. He received his Bachelor degree in Law from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Mr. Khanal is licensed to practice law before the New York State Courts, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is also admitted to practice law as advocate in Nepal.

Mr. Khanal is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA), New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), and Nassau County Bar Association.

Avima Upreti, Esq.

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.

Ms. Upreti handles cases for the NYC Chinatown office and California office.

Michael Radigan, Esq. Of Counsel

Michael Radigan has practiced law for over 25 years. He has extensive litigation experience, including experience in Labor and Employment litigation, Commercial & Civil litigation, Criminal defense, Civil rights litigation, Domestic relations litigation, and Immigration/Naturalization. He is also an experienced appellate practitioner.

Mr. Radigan is a Member of the New York and New Jersey Bars; Federal District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the District of New Jersey; Second Circuit Court of Appeals; and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.