Mr. Dhungana has been practicing primarily in immigration law with extensive trial experience, having won a majority of his cases that have gone to trial. In addition to immigration and trial work, Mr. Dhungana has appealed cases to the Nevada Supreme Court as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Dhungana is fluent in Nepali and Tagalog, having been born in the Philippines and having grown up in Nepal. He is also fluent in Hindi, Norwegian and Swedish.
Mr. Dhungana worked in the food and beverage industry, and eventually owned and operated several restaurants across the Southwestern United States. He advises clients engaged in the brewery, winery, distillery, restaurant and bar businesses.
Mr. Dhungana graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and then subsequently attended and graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William S. Boyd School of Law. During his time in law school, Mr. Dhungana established and organized UNLV’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service, and taught tax classes in the greater Las Vegas community, as well as at Nellis U.S. Air Force base, for which Mr. Dhungana earned the Dean’s Award for individual contributions and accomplishments of note to the community.
- J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Williams S. Boyd School of Law
- B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)