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About Gopal Shah

Gopal Shah is the Founder of Law Offices of Gopal Shah.  He is an Immigrant himself. His commitment to his clients has a tendency to make clients feel as though they are a part of a bigger family. His experience – both personally and professionally – inform his Immigration law practice. 


Being an immigrant himself, Gopal Shah has a deep understanding of what it takes to successfully work in the U.S. Immigration system. He also has first-hand knowledge of what Immigrants go through when trying to work the Immigration system themselves: it's hard, it's stressful, and it's emotionally exhausting.

He also knows what Immigrants bring to this country: culture, ideas, families, a desire to do well, work hard, and succeed. As an Immigration attorney, he is committed to helping you achieve your goals – whatever it is that may be your American dream – by successfully guiding you through the complex U.S. Immigration system. 

Attorney Gopal Shah is actively involved with various Immigrant communities. He frequently speaks and is actively involved in various programs beneficial to Immigrants through various community events and organizations. 


Mr. Gopal Shah is the founder of Law Offices of Gopal Shah. His experience is wide and deep. Before founding the Law Offices of Gopal Shah in the San Francisco Bay Area, he was a founding partner at Shah & Attorneys in Kathmandu, Nepal. Then, he moved to the United States.

After completing his LL.M., he worked as a Legal Consultant at The Bhatta Law Firm, PC in New York, NY. Gopal Shah is admitted to practice law in the State of New York only. 

Attorney Shah's passion for Immigration matters and extensive knowledge of immigration law, a federal law, are the reasons he dedicates his law practice in California and other states exclusively to the Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States. He provides Immigration legal representation to clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.  

Bar Admissions

New York First Division

Professional Associations

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Feb 2015 – Present

American Bar Association (ABA)
Oct 2014 – Present

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
Oct 2014 – Present


Golden Gate University, School of Law, San Francisco, CA
Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Law and Legal Studies
2006 – 2008

Nepal Law Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal
Bachelor's Degree in Law, Business Law
1996 – 2000

Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
1993 – 1996


  • English
  • Nepali
  • Hindi


We at the Law Offices of Gopal Shah are committed to answering your questions about your Immigration law issues.

Attorney Gopal Shah offers personalized paid consultations to answer your Immigration questions or evaluate your case. He will listen to your immigration story and let you know how he can address your needs specifically. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.