Anita Mukherji







Anita Mukherji is an associate attorney at Bean + Lloyd LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Mukherji was an immigration attorney at Catholic Charities of the East Bay, primarily representing unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Central America in their applications for asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. There, she also represented clients in family-based and U Visa cases. Before her position at Catholic Charities, Ms. Mukherji was a Childhood Arrivals Fellow at the UC Davis Immigration Law Clinic, representing unaccompanied minors and their families.

Ms. Mukherji received her J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law in 2014. She was a member of the UC Davis Immigration Law Clinic and was a UC Human Rights Fellow. Ms. Mukherji received her A.B. from Harvard College in 2009, concentrating in romance languages and literatures. She is currently a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter as well as the Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council. Ms. Mukherji is a member of the California Bar.

Areas Of Practice

  • Immigration Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2014


  • University of California, Davis School of Law, Davis, California
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: UC Davis Immigration Law Clinic, Member
    • Honors: UC Human Rights Fellow
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • A.B. - 2009
    • Major: Romance Languages and Literatures

Published Works

  • Applying a Totality of the Circumstances Test to the Analysis of the Persecutor and Material Support Bars in Child Soldier Asylum Cases in the United States, 19 UC Davis J. Juv. L. & Pol’y 171 (Summer, 2015)

Honors and Awards

  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento - Virginia S. Mueller Scholarship Recipient, 2014
  • University of California Human Rights Fellow, 2013

Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter, CLE Co-Director, 2019 to Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association , New Members Division Steering Committee Member, 2019 to Present
  • Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, Outreach Committee, 2014 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Catholic Charities of the East Bay, Immigration Attorney, 2015 to 2017
  • UC Davis Immigration Law Clinic, Childhood Arrivals Fellow, 2014 to 2015


  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

COVID-19 Update

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We will be reaching out to all of our clients with upcoming hearings and USCIS interviews regarding possible postponements.

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