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Susham Mahendra Modi

Susham Mahendra Modi

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11 years of experience

Immigration Law



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. View More ›


Credit Cards Accepted

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,



Gujarati: Spoken


Professional Experience

Founding Attorney
The Modi Law Firm, PLLC
2012 - Current


Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law

J.D. (2010) | Law

Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
University of Texas - Arlington

B.A. (2007) | Political Science

University of Texas - Arlington


The Best Lawyers of America
The Best Lawyers of America
10.0 Superb Rating
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

Professional Associations

Houston Bar Association


2014 - Current

Houston Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association


2011 - Current

American Immigration Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas # 24074737


2010 - Current

State Bar of Texas  # 24074737

Websites & Blogs

Susham M. Modi Immigration Attorney Website

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The Modi Law Firm, PLLC
1415 North Loop West Suite 612 Houston, TX 77008
Telephone: (832) 514-4030

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