Uniting And Defending Immigrants And Their Families For Over 20 Years
The Law Offices of Anita Patel practices exclusively in U.S. immigration and nationality law for immigrants and their families. While many of our clients are based in Tennessee or are foreigners living in our state, we represent clients throughout the country and immigrants from almost every country in the world.
About Attorney Anita Patel
Anita Patel is a sole practitioner who exclusively practices immigration and nationality law on behalf of families in Knoxville. Having received her Bachelor of Science in business administration (finance) with honors from the University of Tennessee in 1991, she furthered her studies and acquired another Bachelor in Business Administration (general business) as well as a psychology minor with honors in 1992. Ms. Patel received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Tennessee in 1995, and became licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee in 1996.
Ms. Patel has lived in the U.S. since she was 11 years old — her family came from England by way of Africa, by way of India. She became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2002.
Anita Patel is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and the Knoxville Bar Association. She is an active member of the East Tennessee Law Association for Women (ETLAW), and she was appointed by the Knoxville Bar Association to sit on the board of directors for the Legal Aid of East Tennessee.
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Why Clients Choose The Law Offices Of Anita Patel
Our firm is trusted by families in Tennessee and beyond by numerous immigration clients and their families for several reasons:
- As a sole practitioner, Ms. Patel is attentive to all her clients. She has even made “house calls” to reassure immigrants and their families who are fearful when a problem arises with their visa or resident status.
- Ms. Patel is an immigrant herself and speaks fluent Gujarati. She is familiar with the long and often complex process, and can sympathize with the frustrations of her immigration clients and their families.
- We stay abreast of changes in government regulations and policies regarding immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, and maintain a good working relationship with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and various U.S. consulates and embassies throughout the world.