|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Most Trusted Immigration Law Firm - Washington||Acquisition International- Global Mobility & Immigration Awards 2014||2014|
|Community Service Award||Washington State Bar Association||2011|
|Partner||Orbit Law, PLLC||2016 - Present|
|Owner/ Principal attorney||Orbit Law, PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Associate||Carney & Marchi, P.S||2008 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Chair of Programs||2015 - 2016|
|Joint Asian Judicial Evaluations Committee||Member||2014 - 2016|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Chair, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee||2013 - 2014|
|South Asian Bar Association of Washington||Board Member||2012 - 2014|
|Committee on Diversity of the Washington State Bar Association||Member||2012 - 2014|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Chair, Citizenship day committee||2009 - 2010|
|Seattle University School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor||2007|
|Northwest Immigration Law CLE||Tips and Strategies for a successful Investor Visa||2016|
|AILA Regional Conference||J-1 Visa: All You Need to Know About Waivers||2015|
|NW AILA Chapters Regional Conference||H-1B Techniques and Updates||2014|
|Immigration Law Fundamentals for Attorneys||Basics of Family Based Immigration||2014|
|Northwest AILA Chapter Conference||Preparing a Successful PERM/Labor certification Application||2013|
|Enhancing Your Skills for Practice in Municipal & District Courts||Immigration Considerations for Misdemeanor Practice||2012|
Posted by Margaret
My husband and I hired Ms. Upadhyay to help us with his Adjustment of Status application. She met us at her office; provided us written information of the process which gave us a good idea of what was going to take place and what to expect. She made us feel completely at ease. She was a pleasure to work with - always accessible (even on weekend and after normal business hours). She was so good at keeping us informed that we were amazed at her sense of responsibility. I would highly recommend her to anyone needing an Immigration attorney.
Posted by Sid
I hired Kripa to help me file for H-1 and PERM cases for my employees. She met me at my office in the Bellevue area; gave me a very detailed picture of what to expect, including timelines and corresponding costs.
She was always available for phone calls and in person meetings, even if it meant entertaining a call from me on her personal number at 9:30 PM on more than one occassion!
She is a truly superb lawyer who cares very deeply about the clients she works with, and seems to leave no stone unturned in ensuring the desired results.
She was very professional; detailed and thorough in her work product and such a pleasure to work with, we have decided to have her as our go-to attorney for all Immigration issues.
Posted by Boon
Kripa helped me with my employee's work immigration need. Her dedication and passion in helping her clients is outstanding. I have worked with good lawyers in the past, but Kripa is special. Not only is she knowledgeable as one should, she is responsible, down to earth and GENUINELY cares about your need. With Kripa, there is no surprises (except pleasant ones). I am very happy to have found you, Kripa. Thank you for being a positive force in your industry.
Michael Stewart, Criminal defense Attorney
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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.
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