Karan Bhugra, Esq., focuses his legal practice on immigration law and personal injury litigation. Mr. Bhugra also has experience in various other areas of the law including; civil litigation, criminal defense, landlord/tenant, real-estate law, and claims arising under the violation of the FCPA.
Prior to joining Balmer Black, P.C., Mr. Bhugra was an associate attorney at a very fast-paced and high-volume personal injury law firm located in Hudson County, New Jersey. Working in close proximity to the Hudson County Courthouse afforded Mr. Bhugra with the unique opportunity to gain valuable court experience and develop a rapport with judges and staff members. Prior to joining the firm in Hudson County, Mr. Bhugra served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Brian Martinotti at The Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Vicinage.
Mr. Bhugra completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University, where he served as the Vice-President of the Pre-Law Society. While studying at Rutgers, Mr. Bhugra worked for an immigration law firm located in Edison, New Jersey, where he gained invaluable experience assisting clients with an array of immigration issues. A naturalized citizen himself, Mr. Bhugra has first-hand knowledge of the process itself and compassion for those looking to attain legal status in the United States.
Mr. Bhugra attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan where he served on the Student Bar Association Board as the Director of Budget and Finance, was a member of the Moot Court Executive Board and worked for the Michigan Attorney General’s Office. While finishing his last term in law school, Mr. Bhugra worked for the Capital Area Literacy Coalition (CALC), a non-profit dedicated to assisting underprivileged children in attaining books and providing guidance to succeed in the classroom.
Currently, Mr. Bhugra is licensed to practice law in the state of New Jersey. He is a member for the Hudson County Bar Association and an active participant in his community by serving with the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey and the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey.