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Sweta Khandelwal

Practice areas:

Immigration, Corporate & Incorporation, Litigation

About Me

 


My practice focuses on providing holistic and customized immigration solutions to my clients- business, individuals, and families. I represent businesses insecuring Nonimmigrant Visas and U.S. Legal Permanent Residence for their employees. I assist individuals and families in obtaining Permanent Residence, Naturalization, K and F Visas, and in obtaining waivers of inadmissibility. I represent companies in corporate immigration compliance as well. 


 


I also help employers resolve disputes with their alien employees relating to issues typical of foreign workers. I can draft employment agreements in accordance with State (CA) and Federal Laws to ensure that employers do not enter into disputes at all! 


In addition, I assist  individuals/entities in selecting the best legal structure (LLC, C Corp, S Corp etc.)  for their business and help them incorporate their business.


Summarily, the services that I provide are not limited to immigration, but include related areas of law. I believe that this approach allows me to provide enabling business solutions to my clients. I partner with them in achieving their business objectives, while ensuring the success of their immigration program.


 

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Languages Spoken: Hindi

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Immigration: 80%
    9 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%
    9 years
  3. Litigation: 5%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal

95 South Market Street
Third Floor
San Jose, CA, 95113

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200905/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
2014 Advocacy AwardAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2014
Best Immigration Law FirmSiliconIndia2014
5th Best Speaker (Moot Court)Stetson College of Law, Tampa Bay, Florida2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Principal AttorneyThe Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal2010 - Present
AssociateThe Chugh Firm, Apc2006 - 2010
AssociateVaish Associates, New Delhi2003 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Santa Clara Valley chapter)Chair2014 - 2014
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember, Business Immigration Committee2014 - Present
American Immmigration Lawyers AssociationChair-Elect-Santa Clara Valley Chapter2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationLiaison, San Jose Customs and Border Protection unit of DHS2011 - 2012
Silicon Valley Indian Professionals AssociationDirector, Creative Content2010 - 2011
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2009 - Present
Bar Council of IndiaMember2003 - Present
Institute of Chartered Accountants of IndiaMember2002 - Present
Delhi Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Overcoming the Neufeld MemorandumH-1B was approved

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
LexisNexus UKPlanning and Administration of Off-Shore and On-Shore Trusts2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws2006
Institute of Chartered Accountants of IndiaN/AChartered Accountant2003
Facuty of Law, Delhi UniversityN/AJ.D2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Stanford Igniters Meet-upVisas for Foreign Entrepreneurs & Start-ups2013
MobisparksAssisting foreign start-ups and business in incorporating and hiring employees in the US2012
SIPACON 2011Immigration Incentives for Foreign Entrepreneurs2011
SilliconIndia Job Fair:Immigration and income tax issues/concerns arising on cross- border movement of skilled labor from India to U.S and vice versa.N/A
FIEG Networking MixerHiring Employees on F-1 and OPTN/A
Annual Event of LPS (Hospitality Industry)Choice of Business EntityN/A