Carmen Casado has been practicing U.S. immigration law since 2004. Over the years she has assisted numerous world renowned athletes, artists, researchers, entrepreneurs and scientists to obtain immigration status based on their extraordinary abilities. She also has experience litigating removal (deportation) matters before the Executive Office for Immigration Review.  More recently Carmen has decided to focus her legal practice on working exclusively with clients in the artistic fields, which has come to be her favorite immigration practice area.  Carmen graduated from California Western School of Law magna cum laude, where she served as associate editor of the CWSL International Law Journal, and a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Carmen is admitted to practice law in California  and New York States. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and California Lawyers for the Arts.  She has lived in the United States, Spain, the Dominican Republic and Chile, and is bilingual in English and Spanish.  In her free time Carmen enjoys dance, yoga, exotic travel and raising her two children.


Carrie Lind has worked for Casado Law as a Legal Assistant and Case Manager since 2014. She has prior experience as a social worker, and brings the skills she developed in that field to Casado Law in working to help our clients. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. She has lived in the United States, Italy, and France, and traveled extensively throughout the rest of Europe.