Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. is the principal attorney of the Banad Law Offices, P.C a firm which has a legal practice primarily handling U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law among other related legal matters. The Banad law Offices has three offices located in Manhattan and Queens, New York and Dev has recently started an office located in Bangalore, India.
Dev has always had a close connection to the process of immigration being the product of immigrant parents who came from Bangalore and, he was raised in Queens, NY- the “land of immigrants.” Dev obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Philosophy from Boston University in Boston, MA and he received his Juris Doctorate from Pace University School of Law in White Plains, NY. Dev has also obtained a Certificate of Concentration in International Law. He has been honored by his peers with the Adolf Homberger Outstanding Humanitarian Award. Dev has conversational ability in several languages including Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Kannada, with some proficiency in Mandarin and Cantonese.
Dev Banad Viswanath has successfully written and assisted in writing briefs before the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals and Petitions for Review before the 2nd Circuit & 3rd Circuit Courts of Appeals. He has represented individuals and corporations from all over the world in various stages of the Immigration & Nationality process including consular processing, citizenship, permanent residence and non-immigrant visa petitions.