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Location:   Minnetonka, Minnesota

Phone:       612-424-2942

                    800-265-7441 (Toll free)


Email:         E-mail Me

Ngawang Dolker is an associate attorney at Steven C. Thal, P.A., where she primarily focuses on immigration law. Ngawang earned her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and her Political Science degree from the University of Minnesota.

During law school, Ngawang was a student attorney in the Immigration Clinic representing indigent clients before the USCIS and EOIR. She interned at the local immigration court in Fort Snelling where she worked directly under the supervision of the immigration judges and the attorney advisors. Ngawang was a student attorney for the Department of Homeland Security, OPLA where she worked directly with the Assistant Chief Counsels. Ngawang also volunteered at the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota and was the Public Interest in Law Fellowship recipient where she clerked at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid in the immigration department.

Ngawang is a volunteer attorney through the Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN), Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, The Advocates for Human Rights, and Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota.

Additionally, Ngawang serves and volunteers for her local Tibetan community and is the Vice-President of the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota. She is also on the Board of Advisors for a local Tibetan NGO, Youth for Umaylum – the Middle Way Approach.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit


  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota

Honors and Awards

  • Minnesota Justice Foundation – Public Interest in Law Fellowship

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Volunteer Attorney for VLN, MMLA, ILCM, The Advocates


  • Spanish
  • Tibetan