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Kripa Upadhyay

Kripa Upadhyay

Practice areas:

Immigration, Asylum

About Me

Languages Spoken: Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Immigration: 95%
  2. Asylum: 5%



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael Austin Stewart

    Kripa is an excellent attorney who has helped me on several immigration matters that have come up in my cases. She consistently proves her vast knowledge of immigration law and is a pleasure to work with. I highly endorse this attorney.


    Michael Stewart Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Aliya A Alisheva

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Aliya Alisheva Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Orbit Law, PLLC

509 Olive Way
Suite 611
Seattle, WA, 98101




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Most Trusted Immigration Law Firm - WashingtonAcquisition International- Global Mobility & Immigration Awards 20142014
Community Service AwardWashington State Bar Association2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/ Principal attorneyOrbit Law, PLLC2011 - Present
AssociateCarney & Marchi, P.S2008 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationChair of Programs2015 - 2015
Joint Asian Judicial Evaluations CommitteeMember2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationChair, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee2013 - 2014
South Asian Bar Association of WashingtonBoard Member2012 - 2014
Committee on Diversity of the Washington State Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2014
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationChair, Citizenship day committee2009 - 2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2007

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
AILA Regional ConferenceJ-1 Visa: All You Need to Know About Waivers2015
NW AILA Chapters Regional ConferenceH-1B Techniques and Updates2014
Immigration Law Fundamentals for AttorneysBasics of Family Based Immigration2014
Northwest AILA Chapter ConferencePreparing a Successful PERM/Labor certification Application2013
Enhancing Your Skills for Practice in Municipal & District CourtsImmigration Considerations for Misdemeanor Practice2012

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