About J&K Law

About Us

Invested in Your Stories

Our accomplished attorneys at J&K Law are both women of color and immigrants. We understand the intricacies of and challenges inherent to the United States immigration system and are committed to helping you overcome whatever obstacles you face. When you hire our firm, we work directly with you to achieve your immigration goals as efficiently as possible. Our team has extensive experience helping companies expand their business into the U.S., facilitating visas for investors and artists, securing green cards for employees and loved ones, and more.

Our lawyers are also thought leaders in immigration and have been featured in The New York Times, CBS News, and Business Insider. Forbes recently named Attorney Madhuri Kumar as one of the Top Five Lawyers Who Specialize in Startups. Our firm has been rated by SuperLawyers and was recently recognized by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as a Top 10 Law Firm in Client Satisfaction.

Schedule a consultation with our firm today by contacting us online or calling (212) 390-1024. We offer our legal services in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Hindi, and Urdu.

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    • 10 Best Attorney
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    • 10 Best Law Firm Immigration
    • The Nation Advocates Top 40 Under 40

Our Team

Over 20 Years of Immigration Experience
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    Hera Javed


    Hera Javed Esq. is a founding partner at J&K Law. Hera has worked on immigration law for nearly a decade, starting her career as a removal defense attorney, and now representing venture capital firms, industry-leading startups, national labor unions, and celebrities from across the world. She specializes in business immigration, but has assisted clients navigate every aspect of the United States’ immigration system.
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    Madhuri Kumar


    Madhuri Kumar, Esq. is a founding partner at J&K Law. She has nearly a decade of experience working in business immigration law, advising corporate clients, emerging growth companies and individuals in a wide range of industries, including Information Technology, Finance, Healthcare, Management Consulting and Design with their immigrations needs.
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    Pete Esser


    Pete Esser is an Associate at J&K Law. Prior to joining J&K Law, Pete worked in the entertainment industry for almost a ...


  • She’s been fantastic to work with.

    She’s been fantastic to work with and helped us secure our L1 visa and extension in the second year.

    - Jason M.
  • Hera is just the greatest!

    “I would definitely recommend Hera to anyone who is seeking immigration help.”

    - Serwaah
  • One of the best immigration lawyers.

    “She always answered my questions right away, in order to guarantee a fast and successful process.”

    - Thomas A.
  • She was super responsive and in contact with me the entire time.

    “I would highly recommend her incredibly professional and friendly services.”

    - Rebecca
  • The moment I stepped into Hera’s office she took all the worry and concern off my shoulders.

    “Thanks to her detailed knowledge of the current law my desire to obtain the Artist O-1 Visa posed no problems.”

    - Elisabet A.

Why J&K Law?

  • 20 Years of Experience

    We pride ourselves on being a boutique law firm that is is minority & female-led with over 20 years of experience in the legal system.

  • Shared Immigrant Background

    Hera and Madhuri are both immigrants and understand the fundamental insecurities and fears that you face with the immigration system. Their goal is to guide and find a resolution for you.

  • Quicker Resolutions

    Our focus on communication keeps our cases moving forward within the legal system. This allows us to find a faster resolution to your case, resulting in a positive client experience. 

  • Direct Communication

    We focus on communicating with our clients and letting them know how we are progressing in your case. Building a strong foundation with our clients is key.

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