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. He is scheduled to present to Harris County Criminal District Court Judges in August 2014. His firm caters to all communities, including Hispanic, Asian, and European communities. He received a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Texas at Arlington and a J.D. from Penn State Law School. EXPERIENCE & ACCOLADES - Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center - Previously worked at Harvard Law School

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24074737
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Gujarati: Spoken
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Founding Attorney
The Modi Law Firm, PLLC
Current
Adjunct Professor
Law at the 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
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Awards
Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars
Thomson Reuters
The Best Lawyers of America
The Best Lawyers of America
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Top Immigration Lawyer
Houstonia Magazine 2015
Top Immigration Lawyer
Houstonia Magazine 2014
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas # 24074737
Member
Current
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Houston Bar Association LegalLine
Member
- Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
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
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
The Modi Law Firm, PLLC
1415 North Loop West
Suite 612
Houston, TX 77008
USA
Telephone: (832) 514-4030