Donna Scarlatelli

Scarlatelli, P.A. is committed to providing our clients with the best legal support for their immigration needs. We approach every client with a focus on innovative personal strategies, integrity, and understanding. We aim to make your dream of living and working in the US a reality!

Donna Scarlatelli

Donna - another headshotMs. Scarlatelli is an attorney admitted to practice immigration law anywhere in the U.S. and licensed by the Florida Bar Association of the State of Florida. Donna earned her Juris Doctor law degree cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1999 after working for manty years as a senior paralegal in a prestigious immigration practice in New York, before joining Bander & Associates in Miami; where she went on to become an immigration attorney and a partner in the firm.

Ms. Scarlatelli also holds a Master’s degree in International Administration from the School for International Training in Vermont as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors from Marlboro College in Vermont.

Donna Scarlatelli began her career in the immigration field with the U.S. Refugee Program in Singapore and Indonesia. She has been involved in immigration services since 1979 and has successfully helped thousands of people from all over the world come to live and work in the United States. She is co-founder and publisher of IM, The Immigration Magazine, founder of Florida Gulf Coast Immigration Magazine, and has authored numerous articles in Going USA.

Ms. Scarlatelli is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker at sponsored events, trade shows, college seminars and professional association meetings. She is a member in good standing of the Florida Bar Association; the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), NAFSA: The Association of International Educators; the Sarasota Association of Realtors; and is an executive member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI).

Ms. Scarlatelli can be reached by phone and e-mail at