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Debbie Satyal

Debbie Satyal ’08 is a partner in the West Palm Beach, FL, office of Busch White Norton LLP and a member of the firm’s litigation practice group. She is Nepalese and has provided immigration assistance to her Nepalese community in Florida following the 2015 Nepal earthquake.


Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal, forty miles from the epicenter of the 2015 Nepal earthquake. First Legal Job: Catholic Charities in Florida, where she provided immigration assistance to Haitian nationals after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Helpful Experiential Training: BC Law’s Immigration and Asylum clinic and externship. Quote: “As the only Nepalese lawyer in Florida, it’s awesome to have an opportunity, in such a tragic time, to give back in a meaningful way. I treasure my experiences from BC Law, as they provided the foundation of service and knowledge for me to offer the Florida Nepalese community.”