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About Sudeb Basu


Sudeb Basu is a Member of the Virginia State Bar.  He represents immigration law clients before consulates, the National Visa Center, USCIS, CBP, ICE, and immigration judges. As a defense attorney in Virginia courts, Sudeb has represented hundreds of clients charged with offenses such as DUI/DWI, reckless driving, trespass, public drunkeness, drug possession, larceny, driving while not properly licensed, family and other assault, so on.

Sudeb interned as a law clerk at the Headquarters Immigration Court, where immigration judges preside over removal (deportation) proceedings, while in law school. He also interned with Judge Loren A. Smith at the United States Court of Federal Claims.  In both internships, Sudeb worked in chambers and drafted decisions.

Before law school, Sudeb developed a number of applications in the telecom, Internet, and aviation industries as a software engineer. He holds an FAA private pilot's license, and also enjoys riding his touring motorcycle: in 2009, he completed the USA Four Corners challenge, riding to Key West (FL), San Ysidro (CA), Blaine (WA), and Madawaska (ME) in 15 days.

Awards

Presentation of LSNV's Harry L. Carrico Pro Bono Award, 2014.

Sudeb received LSNV's Harry L. Carrico Pro Bono Award from the Honorable Justice William C. Mims of the Supreme Court of Virginia (right, in the photo) in 2014.

Presentation of Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center's Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award, 2013.

In 2013, Sudeb received the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center's Attorney of the Year award from Judge Michael F. Devine of the Circuit Court for Fairfax County (left, in the photo).

Sudeb also holds a Certificate of Appreciation from the Headquarters Immigration Court for his internship.

Publications

Sudeb Basu & Prof. J.P. "Sandy" Ogilvy, Externship Demographics across Two Decades, with Lessons for Future Surveys, 19 Clinical Law Review 1 (Fall 2012) (published in the New York University School of Law's Journal of Lawyering and Education).