“I am incredibly proud to be working in the immigration law area, enabling people to get second chances in life.”
Attorney Simrik Neupane received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Studies with a concentration in Asian History and Politics from Colorado State University, Fort Collins in 2014. Thereafter, she obtained her Juris Doctor from University of Wyoming, College of Law in December 2017. Ms. Neupane has been a member of the Colorado State Bar since 2018.
During law school, Ms. Neupane was awarded the prestigious Vice Presidential Dick Cheney Global Scholar Award through which she traveled to Nepal to intern with an internationally recognized non-profit organization called the Asia Foundation. Ms. Neupane then went on to become a Colorado Supreme Court Certified Intern and worked at the State Public Defender Office in Fort Collins where she represented inmates in bond hearing and served as a co-counsel in several trials. Throughout her time in law school, Ms. Neupane demonstrated a passion for immigration law by working as a law clerk at a local immigration law office as well as the International Human Rights Advocacy Clinic at the University of Wyoming.
In 2018, Ms. Neupane moved to Los Angeles to begin her legal career as an licensed immigration attorney with a firm that solely practiced immigration law representing respondents in removal/deportation proceedings. As an attorney at the Law Offices of Gita B. Kapur, Ms. Neupane represents clients in removal proceedings before the Los Angeles Immigration Court. She also attends Adjustment of Status, Naturalization, and Asylum interviews.
- University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming
- Juris Doctor - 2017
- Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
- B.A., Bachelor of Arts
- Major: Political Science
- Major: International Studies (concentration in Asian History and Politics)
- Colorado, 2018
Question & Answers
Why did you choose immigration law?
I chose immigration law because I take pride in helping immigrants stay in this country because I genuinely believe that immigrants make this country a better place to live in.
What motivates you to keep going daily?
My parents are immigrants, and I always think of the type of legal support they would have appreciated when they first moved to the United States. Then I conduct myself to become that attorney for my clients. Therefore, my parents’ immigrant experience serves as my daily motivation.
What has been of the recent highlights of your work?
Anyday a client trusts me enough to share their story with me in full, without reservations, is a good day of work for me.
Which cases do you most find rewarding?
Cases involving children are the most rewarding because I feel like the work that I put into their cases has a lasting effect on their future.
Why should people choose you instead of any other attorney?
I like to listen to my clients instead of just telling them what to do. Plus, I am a very compassionate attorney.
What else should people know about you?
I have the utmost respect for immigrants. I have seen firsthand how immigrating to a new country, regardless of whether it is through employment-based petitions, family-based petitions, or humanitarian relief can be an extremely daunting experience. If you are my client, I respect the struggle that you went through to get here, and I am willing to work hard to ensure that you can continue to stay here.