Kaushik Ranchod - J1 Visa Waivers

Kaushik Ranchod

San Francisco, California
phone 415-986-6186
fax 415-399-9416
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Mr. Ranchod practices exclusively in the areas of immigration and nationality law. Kaushik Ranchod is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California . Kaushik Ranchod was a featured radio speaker on KPFA (F.M.) discussing new developments in immigration law.

Mr. Ranchod served on the executive committee of the South Asian division of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and on the Board of Directors for the South Asian Bar Association. He is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Mr. Ranchod volunteered as a pro bono attorney for the Nihonmachi Legal Outreach Family Immigration Law Program for abused women. Kaushik Ranchod graduated from the University of Southern California as Valedictorian of his major (first in his class) and was added to the Trojan Wall of Fame. Kaushik obtained his Juris Doctor from University of California , Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco , California .

Mr. Ranchod began his legal career as a litigating attorney for an employment law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. He subsequently joined a high-technology firm as a Human Resources Consultant where he advised small businesses to Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States on recruitment and strategic process issues. Kaushik Ranchod also served as a Legal Clerk for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In this capacity, Mr. Ranchod assisted Administrative Law Judges in evaluating and deciding employment discrimination cases. In addition, Mr. Ranchod externed for Magistrate Judge Maria Elena James, United States District Court, Northern District of California.

Areas of Practice: Immigration Law – Focusing on Business & Family Immigration
Bar Admissions: California U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
Education: University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
Honors: Public Administration University of Southern California
B. S.
Honors: Valedictorian
Major: Public Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships:American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
South Asian Bar Association Former Member – Board of Directors South Asian Division of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Member Executive Committee American Immigration Law Foundation Ambassador for San Francisco

Pro Bono Activities: Prior Pro Bono Attorney – Nihonmachi Legal Outreach Family Immigration Law Program for Abused Women 2001

Our Legal Team:

  • Kaushik Ranchod
  • Melissa Oklan – Associate Attorney
  • Bobby Chung – Of Counsel