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Amena is a first generation United States citizen born to immigrant parents from Bangladesh and Pakistan. She also lived at the American Airbase in Saudi Arabia for approximately 14 years. She fluently speaks Bengali, Urdu and Hindi and has members on her staff who understand and speak Spanish and Slavic languages. Amena understands the need to help immigrants and their families and treats every client with complete confidentiality and respect. 


Amena earned a B.A. degree in Government from Smith College in 1996 and graduated top of her class as a Donnelly Distinguished Graduate with a Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Lawrence Technological Institute in 2003. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2007 and is admitted to the U.S. District of Northern Ohio. 


deborah ochwat

Client Services Coordinator


A native of Cleveland born to Polish immigrant parents who speaks and understands the Slavic languages, Debbie Ochwat is Choudhury Law’s Office Manager/Paralegal. She has a business management background with over 20 years of experience in the post-secondary education sector with expertise in finance and HR. Her professional accolades include: the Leadership Award in 2011 from Career Education Corporation for the eastern region, as well as additional awards for compliance and training company-wide.