Gita B. Kapur received her Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Political Science from the California State University of Pomona in 1999. She obtained her Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law placing her in the top 20 percent of the class. She is a member of the California State Bar since 2002. Gita B. Kapur began her legal career as an immigration attorney with a firm that solely practiced immigration law representing aliens in removal and deportation proceedings from 2004 to 2006. Since then, she began her law firm practicing only immigration law and has litigated in many areas of immigration law such as removal and deportation proceedings, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, permanent residence, immigration waivers, asylum, withholding of removal, the Convention against torture, derived citizenship and appeals.