Practicing Law in the United States of America

Interested in practicing law in the United States? Join Andrew David at 12pm on Thursday 7 April 2016 to hear about the nuts and bolts of living and working as a lawyer in the United States. Topics include:

  • Jurisdictional challenges and restrictions to practicing in the U.S.;
  • U.S. licensing requirements;
  • Strategies for Bar Exam study and preparation;
  • Overcoming challenges related to the U.S. job market and employment searches abroad;
  • Conducting job interviews at U.S. law firms;
  • The E-3 visa (for Australian citizens working in the U.S.); and
  • Work demands and expectations at U.S. law firms.


Andrew is the principal of David Immigration Law PLLC. He is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of New York, and limits his practice to U.S. immigration and nationality law. Andrew is also a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia. His experience includes working for one of the world’s largest corporate immigration law firms, as well as a major international law firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Andrew advises small and medium sized businesses, large multinational companies and individuals regarding U.S. immigration applications and petitions filed before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). His experience also includes working with companies and individuals to tailor immigration strategies across numerous industries such as Engineering, Healthcare, Professional Services, Agribusiness, Energy and Information Technology.


Date: Thursday 7 AprilĀ 2016

Time: 12pm to 1pm

Venue: La Trobe Law School Moot Court, Martin Building, La Trobe University (Melbourne Campus)

Cost: Free

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