Susham Mahendra Modi

Susham Mahendra Modi

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  • Immigration Law
  • Texas
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Summary

Susham M. Modi focuses his practice on serving individuals who are dealing with immigration law issues. In addition to his private practice as owner of The Modi Law Firm, PLLC, he was an Adjunct Professor of Law and was a Clinical Supervising Attorney at the University of Houston Law Center's Immigration Clinic. The clinic helps individuals from all over the globe with their immigration concerns, providing pro bono services. Attorney Modi was responsible for supervising and teaching upper-level students working on various complex immigration cases. He has also co-taught Asylum/Refugee Law. Before moving to Houston, he worked as an Attorney Advocate at Harvard Law School's Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. During his time, Attorney Modi worked on complex immigration matters, including asylum, deportation defense cases, and family-based petitions. Mr. Modi has been ranked a 10.0 superb rating on AVVO and Houstonia Magazine's top immigration lawyer for 2014 and 2015. Attorney Modi is a frequent speaker about immigration matters and has been a guest lecturer at various events, including at the Galveston County (Criminal) Defense Lawyer's Association, Rice University Graduate Programs' Immigration Law & Policy Course, Catholic Charities, Joseph A. Vail Workshop, American Immigration Lawyers Association (Houston Chapter), as well as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Houston Asylum Office. Mr. Modi received a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Texas at Arlington and a J.D. from Penn State Law School. His firm caters to all communities, including Hispanic, Asian, and European communities.

Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24074737
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Languages
  • English
  • Gujarati: Spoken
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Founding Attorney
The Modi Law Firm, PLLC
- Current
Adjunct Professor
University of Houston Law Center
- Current
Attorney Advocate
Harvard Law School, Immigration and Refugee Clinic
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Education
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
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University of Texas - Arlington
B.A. (2007) | Political Science
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Awards
The Best Lawyers of America
The Best Lawyers of America
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
D. Arthur Magaziner Human Services Award
Maxine Flock, Penn State Law School
Beacon of Light Award for Immigration Advocacy
County of Santa Clara
Top Immigration Lawyer
Houstonia Magazine
2014, 2015
Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars
Thomson Reuters
2018, 2019, 2020
Professional Associations
Houston Bar Association
Member
- Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas  # 24074737
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Mental Competency Crucial to Fair Immigration Proceedings, Experts Agree
University of Houston Law Center
The War on Terror as a Metaphor for Immigration Regulation
Iowa Journal of Gender, Race and Justice
Speaking Engagements
Guest Lecturer
Galveston County (Criminal) Defense Lawyer's Association, Rice University Graduate Programs' Immigration Law & Policy Course, Catholic Charities, Joseph A. Vail Workshop, American Immigration Lawyers Association (Houston Chapter), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Houston Asylum Office
Websites & Blogs
Website
Susham M. Modi Immigration Attorney Website
Website
Susham M. Modi's Website Profile
Blog
Susham M. Modi Immigration Attorney Blog
Contact & Map
The Modi Law Firm, PLLC
1415 North Loop West
Suite 612
Houston, TX 77008
Telephone: (832) 514-4030