Rattan Dev S. Dhaliwal



Rattan Dev Singh Dhaliwal, Esq. has been practicing law in the Bay Area since 1995.
Mr. Dhaliwal obtained a Bachelor Degree in Liberal Arts from Nagpur University in 1981. He received a law degree from Punjab University in Patiala in 1981. Mr. Dhaliwal practiced criminal defense for 4 years in India. In 1994, Mr. Dhaliwal earned an LLM from Golden Gate University. He was admitted to the California State Bar and the Federal District Court Bar for the Northern District of California in 1995. His primary practice areas are Tax Law, Immigration, Bankruptcy, and Corporate Law. Mr. Dhaliwal is an active member of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum (BABF) and National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Association (NACBA).

Erum A. Choudhry,

Legal Consultant

Ms. Erum A. Choudhry has years of experience in the fields of Immigration (immigrant and non-immigrant visas) and Bankruptcy. Her areas of focus in Immigration include high volume immigrant and non-immigrant case in H, L, TN, EB1/EB2/EB5, extraordinary/exceptional ability visas, treaty/investor visa, permanent residency (green cards) including PERM labor certificate, naturalization, asylum, deportation and I-9 Compliance and Audits. To educate immigrants regarding their rights, Ms. Choudhry has translated immigration law to and from English to Urdu.  

Ms. Choudhry has years of experience in Bankruptcy Chapter 7, 11 & 13.

Ms. Choudhry was a member of PAWLA (Pakistan Women Lawyers’ Association) which helps indigent women on humanitarian grounds. Besides legal vision, Ms. Choudhry also has an artistic hand (artist/painter/sculptor). Her artwork has been exhibited in the art galleries of Japan, Russia, Pakistan and USA.

Education

  • Cornell Law School, LL.M
  • S.M. Law College, LL.B
  • P.E.C.H.S. Girls College, B.A., Fine Arts


  • Membership and Activities
  • High Court of Sindh Bar, Karachi (2002)
  • Works/San Jose, Art Gallery
  • Member Pakistan Women Lawyers Association, Pakistan (2000).