Founding Partner Lorraine P. D’Alessio specializes in US Immigration for artists and entertainment professionals. She was awarded the presigious Century City Bar Association's 2016 "Next Generation Attorney of the Year" Award. Born and raised in eastern Canada, she immigrated to the United States to pursue US Immigration Law.
Ms. D’Alessio holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in Political Science from the University of Toronto. She went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Queen’s University, School of Policy Studies in Kingston, Canada. She also holds a US law degree from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California. Mrs. D’Alessio is licensed to practice law in the United States and has been admitted to the State Bar of California.
Ms. D’Alessio has worked in the field of immigration law in both Canada and in the United States. She has extensive experience in the area of government policy, human rights and immigration issues.
Ms. D’Alessio has worked on successful refugee, asylum, and deportation cases before the Refugee and Immigration Board of Canada. She has also helped to shape government policy as an analyst and advisor to the Ontario government. While in law school, Ms. D’Alessio received two First Honors Awards for Excellence for her work at the Southwestern Law School Immigration Law Clinic where she prepared nonimmigrant temporary worker and immigrant (“green card”) applications, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), and U Visa cases.
Prior to her work in US immigration law, Ms. D’Alessio spent several years working as a Ford Model based in Toronto, Canada. She also worked globally as both an actress and business development consultant for international commercial campaigns including Snickers, Lipton, and Volkswagen.
Ms. D’Alessio combines her unique knowledge of the entertainment industry and immigration law to assist foreign nationals who wish to come to the United States and work in entertainment and entertainment related fields.
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Lorraine is an excellent immigration attorney. She works extremely hard to deliver her clients great and timely results. I without hesitation refer Lorraine immigration cases that come across my desk because I know that she'll get the job done and client's love her.
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I highly endorse this lawyer for the practice of US immigration law. Ms. D'Alessio has a special expertise in the area of entertainment based immigration. She has a unique understanding of the entertainment industry which gives her a level of expertise that most attorneys simply do not possess. She is also an honest and hard working lawyer who cares about her clients.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Next Generation Attorney of the Year||Century City Bar Association||2016|
|Managing Partner||D'Alessio Law Group||2012 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maple Group||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Canadians in the OC||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Australian American Business Council||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Canada California Business Council||N/A||2013 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Playback||Are your film festival plans immigration-friendly?||2016|
|Playback||Planning an Exit Strategy in a post-Brexit World||2016|
|Playback||5 Ways to Cut Down US Visa Application Time||2016|
|Playback||Taking Your Show on the Road||2016|
|Playback||Planning Work Visas Around Fluctuating Currency||2016|
|Playback||How Social Stars Can Land a US Work Visa||2015|
|Playback||How the EB-5 Immigration Visa Can Aid Film Financing||2015|
|Playback||Don't Think You're an Artist? If You Want an O-1B Visa, Think Again||2015|
|Playback||Setting Up Shop in the US May be Easier Than You Think||2015|
|Southwestern Univ SOL||N/A||Juris Doctorate||N/A|
|Univ of Toronto||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Queens University||N/A||Masters of Policy and Administration||N/A|
|Take Your Career to LA the Right Way||Entertainment Immigration||2016|
|Next Level Webinar||Green Card O & P Visas for Film & TV - How to Get to "Extraordinary"||2016|
|ACTRA in Los Angeles Day||Entertainment Immigration||2013|
|Winter Music Conference||How to Tackle U.S. Immigration for Your Next U.S. Tour/Concert||2012|
|How to get a US Visa and live and work in the US||How to get a US Visa and live and work in the US||2012|