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Lalita Haran

Immigration Attorney at Carmel, IN

4.5   8 reviews
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State IN
    Acquired 2002
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Lalita

Learn Lalita’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Immigration
    representation before Immigration agencies and Immigration court to lawful status and preparation of paper work to obtain approval of different kinds of Visa, greencard to be able to work and stay in U.S. and citizenship, naturalization and advice on criminal immigration.

  2. Business
    Business transactions: drafting and reviewing

  3. Estate planning

IMMIGRATION is the focus practice area with some BUSINESS TRANSACTION and Probate work involving drafting, reviewing agreements, business transactions and Wills.

Employers and employees (foreign nationals) and their families can contact for help with visa, work authorization and permanent residence.

Employment based immigration: Employers from all industry are welcome! Industries I have worked with: information technology, engineering, healthcare, research and higher education, security professionals and entertainment. Visa categories E1 & E2, H1, H3 Trainees, J exchange students, J1 waiver, L and O for professionals, F1 reinstatement and OPT, O & P - Athletes and artists. Help is frequently offered to Visitors, temporary protected status, Humanitarian parole.

Family based immigration: Permanent residence based on marriage and other family relationships including parent, sibling or child relations with age out complications, fiance`(e) visa and naturalization and acquisition of citizenship.

Initial filing or responding to request for evidence, preparation and representation at USCIS interviews and also immigration appeals. Advice to attorneys with criminal and family law matters on immigration consequences.

Specialities: Indiana attorney professional rules do not permit attorneys to claim specialization in a practice area without a specialty certification and Indiana does not provide specialty certification in Immigration Law. I primarily concentrate on Immigration law based on Family Immigration, Employment Immigration and Business Immigration.





Lalita Haran Attorney at Law
13295 Illinois Street,
Suite 128
Carmel, IN, 46032


4.5 / 5.0
  8 customer reviews
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Posted by anonymous | September 9, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
International student work authorization experience with immigration attorney Lalita Haran.
Being an international student, I recently reached out Lalita for her expert opinion for work authorization. She exhibited highly respectful and professional and demeanour while interacting with me. I am confident to rely upon her opinion for my queries. While concluding with her consultation session, she gave me a free extremely important advice after assessing my situation. I highly recommend international students to reach out to her for obtaining outstanding and reliable consult services.
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Posted by anonymous | January 10, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Ravindra patel
Lalita ji made impossible to possible immigrants visa for my brother son. And also she resolve my brother and bhabhi case. I am highly recommend for Lalita. She did excellent job for us with reasonable fee. She is very knowledgeable attorney again I highly recommend her.
Posted by anonymous | April 13, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Had few question regarding immigration.
She is very specific about her answer. definitely can take her suggestion .
Posted by Sreenivasan | February 24, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Green card application
I needed advice on maintaining Canadian TN visa and processing greencard through marriage. Lalita Haran was able to offer good advice that worked. I found her to be very knowledgeable on immigration law. At the same time she was very approachable and prompt in her service. I am happy to say that with her counsel my daughter got her Green Card sometime back. The whole process only took 6 months from the date of application. Based on our experience, I have no hesitation in recommending Ms Haran to anyone who is in need of an immigration lawyer. I take this opportunity to wish her the very best in her career aspirations.
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Posted by Jagdeep Sandhu | January 1, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent lawyer and more Friendly
I recently got my case approved. She really did a great job. She was very friendly. I had really busy schedule during weekdays, so she always made my appointments in the weekends,that was very-very helpful. She always update everything on time, so i was not worried about anything at all. Thank you very much Lalita Haran.
Posted by anonymous | March 9, 2015
Review of Lalita Haran as Immigration Attorney
I was her client. She is very dependable and competent. One of her strengths was that she could accommodate me after office hours whenever there was a need.
Posted by Lakshmi | May 28, 2014
Excellent, client friendly lawyer
I contacted attorney Haran for VISA for my father, which was rejected and we did not know as to how to proceed. VISA was denied to him earlier for overstay. Desperate to get VISA we decided to go through attorney and myself and my husband also applied for VISA. She prepared our papers well and advised us for the interview. My father who found previous interview very difficult had given up hope and was not ready to apply for VISA, this time, handled the interview with confidence and ease. The same was the case with us. The officer who had doubts about my father's case in the beginning was convinced with the answers and awarded priority VISA and wished us all good luck.
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Response from Lalita Haran December 3, 2014
Your good experience at my office is great to hear! Thank you for sharing! Your comment speaks that even with prior denials we can work successfully in getting a subsequent visa approved.
Posted by Chen Chung | May 9, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
E2 application experience
Lalita Haran is a very confident lawyer. She told us: We don't need to be waiver. If I'm not sure I won't take your case. After that, the Immigration Bureau asked us to resubmit the certificate of waiver. She said that it was definitely an official issue, she also charged another fee. In the end, it was her misinterpretation of the regulations. We spent a lot of money but had to return home immediately. We also said that we can bring the data back to the country and apply again. However, the information actually needed is completely different. We did not obtain a visa for it. We did not get anything but only pay.
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AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Lalita Haran
  • 2002 - Present


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Dr. Harisingh Ghour Vishwavidyalaya
  • LL.B - Bachelor of Laws
  • 1984


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • Tamil

Speaking Engagements

  • Health Law Annual Symposium, ISBA
  • Immigration in Healthcare Industry
  • 2013
  • Indiana State NAFSA Meeting
  • Immigration
  • 2010
  • Immigration Seminar with India Association of Indianapolis
  • Immigration in General
  • 2008
  • Guest Speaker at Madras High Court Advocates Association
  • General Immigration
  • 2007
  • Guest Speaker at Madras Bar Association
  • General
  • 2007
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Attorney endorsements

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Immigration Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She is consistently thoughtful and knowledgable in her advice to clients."
Immigration Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Haran is a very effective and knowledgeable advocate."
Immigration Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer because of her work in immigration."
Immigration Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Immigration Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. She does a great job at answering immigration questions on AVVO!"
Unknown Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Truly excellent lawyer. Well respected in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 01
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"I endorse this lawyer."
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