We are committed to providing services to members of the community who are either unable to access traditional legal services due to linguistic or cultural barriers, or are unable to pay for services.
Our commitment to community service includes:
- • Organizing and conducting free seminars and information sessions on immigration and other issues of concern to the larger immigrant community in the greater Seattle area
- • Serving as a pro -bono attorney with the Volunteer Advocates for Immigrant Justice (VAIJ) through which we provide free representation for youth in removal proceedings before the Immigration courts
- • Serving as the chair of AILA’s Citizenship Day committee (2009-2010), and participating in free Citizenship Day clinics, and
Serving as pro-Bono attorney with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) through which we provide free representation to low income immigrants seeking assistance in various immigration related matters
- • Kripa Upadhyay also serves as a Board Member of the South Asian Bar Association of Washington, and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association’s Committee for Diversity. The primary goals of the Washington State Bar Association Committee for Diversity (CFD) are to increase diversity within the membership and leadership of the WSBA; to promote opportunities for appointment or election of diverse members to the bench; to support and encourage opportunities for minority attorneys; to aggressively pursue employment opportunities for minorities; and to raise awareness of the benefits of diversity.