Ms. Monika Sud-Devaraj received her JD degree in 1992 from the University of Arizona, College of Law in Tucson, Arizona. She obtained her BS/BA degree from the University of Arizona in 1989 with Honors.
Ms. Sud-Devaraj was born in New Delhi, India, but has spent most of her entire life in the United States. She is admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and is a member of the Arizona State Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Maricopa County Bar Association.
Ms. Sud-Devaraj started work with the law firm of Marshall G. Whitehead, P.C. in June 2002. She brings 13 years of immigration law experience with her from the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service. Specifically, for the last 10 years, Ms. Sud-Devaraj was a formal federal immigration prosecutor with the U.S. Immigration Service. In 1994, Ms. Sud-Devaraj received the INS’ Commissioner’s Attorney of the Year Award for her efforts while at the Eloy Detention Center.
With her experience as a federal prosecutor, Ms. Sud-Devaraj is uniquely qualified to help her clients with many deportation issues.
Admitted to Practice in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Member of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association). Member of the AZ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Sud-Devaraj took over the firm of Marshall Whitehead in September 2008 upon his retirement.