Los Angeles Attorney Patricia Depew offers experienced legal counsel and representation to clients in cases related to immigration, bankruptcy, insurance company bad faith, and disputed contracts. With impressive credentials in the entertainment industry, Ms. Depew also offers her legal expertise to writers, directors, producers, actors, and other entertainment professionals. She believes the best legal representation means informing clients about the law so that they can make the best decisions. She works closely with her clients to keep them aware of any and all actions she takes on their behalf. Should you require legal advice or representation regarding immigration, bankruptcy, or any entertainment-related legal matter, please call our offices today.
Our firm specializes in immigration and naturalization law. Attorney Patricia Depew provides thoughtful, diligent representation and legal services to clients in all matters related to immigration, naturalization, and foreign and U.S. business ventures in the United States and abroad. She provides sound legal advice in all matters relating to family and employment-based immigration and naturalization, visas, citizenship, political asylum, and deportation. Ms. Depew has successfully represented scores of clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Immigration Courts.
Consumer bankruptcy is a second important specialization. Ms. Depew offers thorough, practical bankruptcy advice and related legal services to businesses, families, and individuals. She knows that every client and every case is unique, and she seeks the resolutions that are in the best long-term interests of her clients. Often this means filing a reorganization or bankruptcy petition. In other cases, Ms. Depew may discover that bankruptcy is not in a client’s best interests, and she will suggest beneficial alternatives.
Patricia Depew’s background as a film producer and director helps her understand the issues confronting her entertainment clients and helps her respond to the concerns and problems they face. Ms. Depew works with entertainment professionals to ensure that their interests are safeguarded through contract negotiation and review as well as through registration and the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
After receiving her Bachelor’s degree cum laude in Sociology/Psychology from San Diego State University, Patricia S. Depew finished work for a Master’s degree in Sociology from USC. She started her career as an urban program analyst with the New York State Urban Development Corporation. She became a film producer, producing and also directing PBS and network broadcasts. Ms. Depew earned her J.D. from Southwestern School of Law after taking part in the Comparative International Law Study Program at the University of Florence. Along with her successful legal practice, she works pro bono on political asylum advocacy.
Areas of Practice: Immigration and Naturalization, Bankruptcy, Entertainment Law
Bar Admissions: California, 1994.
Education: Southwestern School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1994 J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
- Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
- Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member
- Public Counsel, Political Asylum and Deportation Advocate
- Director’s Guild of America, Former Member
- National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- California Court of Appeal, Division One, Second Appellate District, Hon. Vaino H. Spencer, Presiding Justice, Law Clerk, 1991.
- Film and Television, Producer/Director, 1977 – 1989.
Patricia Depew represents clients in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, the San Fernando Valley region, and throughout southern California. Se Habla Español, and our staff is also fluent in Italian and German. Our offices are a friendly and comfortable space for discussing your legal situation. Call the Depew Law Group, P.C. today at 310-284-8494.