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Kashmira I. Bhavsar

Kashmira I. Bhavsar

also known as Kash Bhavsar

About me

KASHMIRA BHAVSAR is 1 of only 60 lawyers to be Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Florida Bar. Only 7 percent of Florida lawyers are board certified in one or more of the 24 areas of certification; the percentage of Florida lawyers practicing Immigration Law is even lower.  As a Board Certified lawyer, Ms. Bhavsar has been recognized by the Bar and her peers as an Expert maintaining the highest level of knowledge, and professional and ethical standards, in the practice of Immigration and Nationality Law. 


Ms. Bhavsar was also selected for inclusion on the Florida Super Lawyers lists for 2008, and again in the 2009 list. Only 5 percent of Florida lawyers are named to the list. She was selected through an extensive process of peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review, and independent research of law and politics; the list appeared in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine.


Born in India, Ms. Bhavsar emigrated to the United States when she was only one year old and has lived in the Orlando area since the early 1970s. She is a former Adjunct Professor for the University of Central Florida and a former Judicial Law Clerk Intern for the Executive Office of Immigration Review (Immigration Court) in Miami, Florida. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida in 1992 and a Juris Doctor from the Nova Southeastern University School of Law in 1996.


Languages spoken: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 90%
    19 years
  2. Real Estate: 10%
    12 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Stanley P. Walker

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    Stanley Walker Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Vickie Sheridan Benson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Kashmira for over 10 years. She an excellent attorney who has helped many clients and friends who have been referred by my office. I highly recommend her.


    Vickie Benson Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Bhavsar Law Group P.A.

5728 Major Blvd
Suite 607
Orlando, FL, 32819-7973


FLMember in Good Standing199609/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super Lawyer in ImmigrationSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Board Re-Certified in Immigration and Nationality LawThe Florida Bar2009
Florida Super Lawyer in ImmigrationSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality LawThe Florida Bar2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/AttorneyBhavsar Law Group (formerly Bhavsar, Gifford & Hagood; Bhavsar & Nagel; Law Offices of Kashmira Bhavsar; and Bhavsar & Comellas)1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Central Florida Chapter)Treasurer2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Immigration and Nationality Law Certification CommitteeMember2010 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Central Florida chapter)Co-Chair2010 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Central Florida chapter)Advocacy Committee Member2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationPresident of Indian Sub-Continent Interest Group2007 - 2009
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
United States Bar for the Middle District of FloridaMember1997 - Present
Florida BarMember1996 - Present
Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Orlando Regional International CouncilMemberN/A
Central Florida Real Estate CouncilMemberN/A
Central Florida Vacation Manager's AssociationMemberN/A
Caribbean American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
British American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Indian American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Asian American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Pardes MagazineYour Immigration Questions Answered: Citizenship/Naturalization2012
Pardes MagazineYour Immigration Questions Answered: An Update on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals2012
Indigo DesiFlorida Caribbean Connexion The Allan Journal2011
Indigo Desi"Arizona Law in Florida?"2011
East West Times"Renunciation Laws-What You Need to Know if You are a Former Indian Citizen & are Now a United States Citizen"2010
East West Times"Avoid Common Mistakes in Immigration Family Petitions"2010
East West TImes"New Law Expands the Rights of Suriving Immigrants"2010
East West TImes"Traveling to and from the United States...A Little Harder"2009
East West Times"Immigration Help for Illegal Children-Dream Act of 2009"2009
East West Times"Changes to Obtaining US Citizenship"2008
East West Times"2008 Florida Real Property Tax Reform"2008
Sterling Educational Services (SES)"Immigration Law & Employer Compliance"2008
Sterling Educational Services (SES)"Employment Law Update in Florida"2008
East West TImes"It's Time for Indians to Speak Up on Immigration Issues"2006
East West Times"Special Registration for Pakistanis"2003
East West Times"The Importance of Informing INS of Your Address Change"2002
East West Times"Immigration Help for Children Over 21"2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Central FloridaLegal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce"Relief for Dreamers"2012
Pinellas International Council"Money & Law--4 Corners of the World"2011
Indian American Chamber of Commerce"International Commerce Summit: How to do Business Overseas"2011
Barry University School of Law Public Interest Law Society"Immigration Advocates"2011
Asian American Federal of Florida 2010 Conference"Immigration Forum"2011
Asian American Chamber of Commerce's Global Business Expo"Hot Topics In Immigration Law"2011
Sterling Education Services LLC"Employment Law Update in Florida"2009
League of Women Voters of the Space Coast"Immigration Law"2009
British American Chamber of Commerce Luncheon"International Real Estate"2008
Sterling Education Services, LLC"Employment Law Update in Florida"2007
Sterling Education Services LLC"Immigration Law & Employer Compliance"2007
19th Annual AILA Central Florida Chapter Seminar, Immigration in the 21st Century"Hot topics & Immigrant Visas"2005
Participant in a TV Special on Immigration Law, One Studios"Legal Justice--Brilliant Legal Minds"2004
Orange County's Fourth Annual Neighborhood Families Conference"Immigration Issues"2004
Sterling Education Services, LLC"Ethics for Immigration Law in the Workplace"2003