Ms. Depew is a staunch advocate of her clients in matters involving immigration, consumer bankruptcy, insurance bad faith, and contract disputes.
Due to Attorney Depew's long and extensive background in the entertainment industry, she also provides her legal services to writers, directors, producers and actors.
Attorney Depew's philosophy is that successful representation requires that she educate her clients about the law so that they can make well-informed decisions. She works closely with her clients so that they are fully aware of all courses of action taken on their behalf. Attorney Depew makes every effort to personally address the needs of her clients.
A major focus of the firm's practice involves Immigration and Naturalization law. Patricia Depew provides concerned representation of its national and international clients in all matters related to immigration, naturalization, and foreign and U.S. business ventures in the United States and abroad. The firm represents clients before the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly known as the INS) and U.S. Immigration Court, and provides guidance in matters relating to family and employment-based immigration and naturalization, visas, citizenship, political asylum and deportation.
Another major focus is consumer bankruptcy. Patricia Depew provides comprehensive and practical bankruptcy advice and representation to small business, individuals and families. She understands that every client is unique . Working closely with her clients, she seeks solutions that are in her clients' long term best interests for achieving their goals. Sometimes this involves filing a bankruptcy or reorganization petition. However, in some cases, she works with clients and discovers that bankruptcy is not in their best interests, and that loan workouts are better options.
Finally, Patricia Depew continues to work with writers, directors, producers and actors to make sure that their interests are protected whether it is through contract negotiation and review or the registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Ms. Depew's previous experience as a producer and director allows her to fully understand the concerns of her entertainment clients and she is able to competently respond to the multiple issues and problems her clients face. Attorney Depew provides legal services throughout Los Angeles Country, Orange County, Ventura County, and the nearby areas.