Bar Membership

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the National Bar Association of Attorneys and Law professors who practice and teach US Immigration Law. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit, voluntary bar association that provides continuing legal education, professional services, information, and expertise to more than 16,000 members through our 39 chapters and 50+ national committees.

AILA was established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.

AILA Member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA Members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Manjunath A. Gokare, Esq. and Shilpa M. Gokare, Esq. are active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) at the national level. 

Manjunath A. Gokare, Esq. and Shilpa M. Gokare, Esq. are Members of the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). They are also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, and Georgia Superior Courts.

The Atlanta Bar Association is a respected and storied institution whose members connect from throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area.

It serves its members with innovative programs and services that stay in step with the ever changing legal landscape. Our membership includes lawyers, law school students, patent agents and legal assistants, among others, and are as diverse and varied as the activities and programs we provide

Our voluntary association is as diverse as the activities and programs we offer to our members which promote professional development, foster relationships, and further community engagement and service.

The State Bar of Georgia exists to foster among the members of the Bar of this state the principles of duty and service to the public; to improve the administration of justice; and to advance the science of law. All persons authorized to practice law in this state are required to be members.

The Bar has strict codes of ethics and discipline that are enforced by the Supreme Court of Georgia through the State Bar’s Office of the General Counsel. Membership license fees and other contributions help the Bar provide programs that are mutually beneficial to its members and the general public.