Casting Workbook Presents:

Livestream Legal: How CDN actors can get a Visa & Start their Careers in the US

June 30, 2020 at 10:00am PDT / 1:00pm EDT

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Are you a Canadian actor who’s always wanted to head to Hollywood (or anywhere in the US) to build your career as a professional actor? This Livestream AMA event is just for you! We’ve brought in top industry entertainment & immigration lawyer Lorraine D’Alessio from D’Alessio Law Group to talk with our audience exclusively about what you’ll need to do and everything you’ll need to increase your chances of making it big (and legally) in Hollywood! This livestream event is FREE for actors everywhere, but register now to save your spot.

Lorraine D’Alessio

Lawyer (O-1 Visa Specialist)

D’Alessio Law Group is a full-service immigration law firm dedicated to serving the needs of companies, organizations, artists and creators in the international entertainment, tech, and corporate communities. We deliver innovative solutions that enable companies to gain access to top global talent. Our mandate is to help our clients build teams that give them their competitive advantage for success.

We take deep pride in representing the goals of our clients as synonymous to our own. We strive to achieve the desired immigration objectives of every organization and individual through an efficient, effective and proven process. Powered by our dedicated team and strategic approach, D’Alessio Law Group is widely recognized as a highly effective leader and global advocate in the arena of international immigration law.

We recognize that every organization and individual have unique goals and challenges. Our longstanding record of success has earned us the trust and reliance of entertainment, tech, and corporate clients that are renowned as trailblazers in their fields.

Our strategic and comprehensive approach to immigration law sets us apart. Our powerful, diverse team of expert attorneys, trained at top corporate law firms, combines the rigor and expertise of a corporate firm with the attentiveness and flexibility of a boutique organization. We are astute to ongoing political changes, actively develop strategies to allow our clients to stay one step ahead of the headlines, ensuring they meet their staffing, personal, or professional needs without delay or interruption.

About CEO and Founder Lorraine D’Alessio

Founding partner of D’Alessio Law Group, Lorraine D’Alessio was named the 2017 Leader in Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal and is the recipient of the 2018 Enterprising Woman Award. A former Ford model turned legal powerhouse, Lorraine is a multi-award-winning, immigration expert that regularly contributes to the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, LA Business Journal, Playback Magazine and other leading outlets in the U.S. Lorraine serves on the board for Artists for Change, is a member of the Female Founder’s Network, and serves as a Startup Grind mentor as well. 

Lorraine serves on the board for Artists for Change and is the author of “Going Global: Investing in U.S. Immigration,” a highly anticipated guide to U.S. immigration expected to be published later this year. Lorraine has provided counsel to hundreds of prominent and award-winning entertainment agencies, unions, private companies, academic institutions, tech startups, entrepreneurs and enterprises including: Next Models, Food Network, SubPac, Pepperdine University, ACTRA, New York Film Academy, Plug and Play, Expert Dojo, and 500 Startups. In addition to these clients, Lorraine has worked on highly successful refugee and deportation cases earning awards for her work with immigrant communities across Los Angeles.

Lorraine D’Alessio earned her law degree from Southwestern Law School. She earned her Masters degree in Public Administration from The Senate of Queen’s University at Kingston and also attended the University of Toronto, Canada to earn her undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Arts.