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Jagbir Singh Terkiana

Jagbir Singh Terkiana

also known as Jay Terkiana

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About Me

Jay Terkiana is Managing Immigration Attorney at SAC Attorneys LLP, a boutique law firm in San Jose, California (San Francisco Bay Area) handling a wide range of business matters, including immigration, entity formation, contracts, transactions and corporate governance, intellectual property, trusts and estate, and related litigation.

Jay has successfully represented individual and corporate clients in various business immigration and related corporate matters. J has worked with clients from diverse industries including Hi-Tech/Information Technology, Peripatetic Workers, Pharmacy, Accounting, Placement Firms, Consulting Companies, Turnkey Projects, Healthcare Professionals, Education Institutions, Chartered Schools, Correctional Facilities, Fashion, Design, Restaurant, Finance, etc. His experience includes all kinds of immigration matters, including but not limited to, H-1, L-1, E, R, O, B, F, J, P, K, I-140, I-485, Consular Processing, Employment Based Green Cards, Family Based and Investment Based (EB-5) Immigration, Audits, Appeals, Site Visits, I-9 Compliance, etc. For more information please visit (Jay's Immigration Blog)

Please note – prior outcomes do not guarantee or imply similar favorable outcome.


Languages Spoken: Hindi, Punjabi, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Immigration: 100%
    1 year



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Jay Terkiana, Immigration Attorney

111 N. Market Street, Ste 1020A
San Jose, CA, 95113


NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top ContributorAVVO2015
Top ContributorAVVO2014
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2014
Law School Deans Scholarship AwardSaint Louis University School of Law2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Director of Immigration PracticeSAC Attorneys LLP2014 - Present
Senior CounselFerrante PLLC, Manhattan, New York City2014 - 2014
Foreign Associate/Law ConsultantNair & Associates, LLC2010 - 2010
Associate/AttorneyLaw Offices of Rajiv S. Khanna, PC., Virginia2010 - 2014
Foreign Associate/Law ConsultantThe Chugh Firm, San Francisco Bay Area, California2008 - 2010

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Punjab & Haryana (India) Bar Associationmember2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
H-1B - Market Research AnalystApproved
O-1 - Jewelry DesignerApproved
O-1 - Fashion ModelApproved

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawlawLL.M - Master of Laws2008
Department of Laws - GNDU, IndiaLawB.A., LL.B (Honors) - Bachelor of Laws2007
Department of Laws - GNDU, IndiaLawB.A. (Laws)2005

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
L-1 Visa - Lunch and Learn EventDoing Business in US - L-1 and H-1 Options for Entrepreneurs2014
Corporate/ImmigrationDoing Business in US - Options for Immigrant/H1-B for Entrepreneurs2014