Amrita is an Associate Attorney at Orbit Law, PLLC. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the Seattle University School of Law in 2017 and her Bachelor of Science from Central Washington University in 2014. Prior to joining Orbit Law, PLLC as an Associate Attorney, Amrita interned with the firm while she was a law student at Seattle University, and while she prepared for the bar exam.
In law school, Amrita was enrolled in the Immigration Law Clinic in which she represented an asylum client who was detained and waiting deportation. As a student attorney, she was successful in stopping the client's deportation and obtaining asylum for the client. It was during this clinic that Amrita met Orbit Law, PLLC's founder, Kripa Upadhyay, as Kripa trained the students at the clinic and assisted with the case preparation, leading to Kripa becoming Amrita's mentor.
At Orbit Law, PLLC, Amrita's practice is a mix of Family-Based immigration and Employment-Based Immigration. She is experienced in providing assistance for family-based petitions for United States citizens who are marrying foreign nationals or have foreign relatives, or for permanent residents filing for various family members. She also assists corporate clients with filing and securing H-1B and L-1A visas.
Amrita has spent the past 25 years in the greater Seattle area, and is actively involved with the South Asian community here. Her parents both immigrated to the United States from India in the 1980s. Amrita has exceptionally strong to India and travels there quite frequently as her family maintains a residence in New Delhi. As a child of immigrants herself, Amrita feels strongly empathetic and familiar with our clients' experiences. She is compassionate about helping our clients navigate the complex immigration system of the United States. Amrita is fluent in Punjabi and Hindi.
- Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA | Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, May 2017
- Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA | Bachelor of Science, June 2013
- Washington State Bar Association: Admitted January 2020
- Member: American Immigration Lawyers Association - AILA (Washington State Chapter)
- Member: South Asian Bar Association of Washington - SABAW