Gopal Shah is an Immigrant himself. Born in Nepal, he came to the United States as an adult to build a life for his family. 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 maybe 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 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 & Attorney 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 remains admitted to practice law in the State of New York.
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 Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States. He provides Immigration legal representation to clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
American Bar Association (ABA)
Oct 2014 – Present
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
Oct 2014 – Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Feb 2015 – 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