Vichal Kumar

Vichal is the Managing Attorney of the Civil Defense Practice at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, a nationally recognized innovative, community-based public interest law office providing client-centered legal services in civil, criminal and family law.

Vichal previously worked as a consulting attorney with the Federal Public Defender and as a commercial litigation associate at Cullen & Dykman, LLP. In 2011, Vichal also was a Staff Attorney and a Supervising Attorney at The Bronx Defenders.

Vichal is also deeply committed to supporting South Asian legal professionals and advocating for the greater South Asian community. He was President of the South Asian Bar Association of New York and now serves on the Board of Directors. Vichal was also elected to the Executive Committee of the South Asian Bar Association of North America (“SABA”) and is the incoming President.