Andrea Elliott is the “thought leader” of Pro-Link GLOBAL. She is passionate about Immigration (as an Immigrant to the USA). She is a fan of Consular Diplomacy, constantly fascinated by the complexities of Private International Law, and she is committed to creating a work space for every employee that is inspirational, which in turn gives our clients a unique Immigration Experience.
Andrea has practiced global immigration law since 1986, representing large, mid-size and small companies. She specializes in International Immigration to and from any country in the world (except the USA) and Domestic Migration into Africa.
Andrea has been honored to receive a Speaker Accreditation from the national SHRM group ( Society of Human Resource Management), The Worldwide ERC, International Bar Association (IBA), International Law West, Council on Education, Center for International Legal Studies (CILS), guest lecturer at the UCLA HR Honors program. 2nd World Women Lawyers Conference and regional SHRM events. Andrea enjoys sharing her passion with everyone.
She studied Law at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, where she graduated cum laude with distinction in International Law; this was followed by a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Natal Durban, where she graduated second in her class; Admitted to the Supreme Court in South Africa in 1986 as an Advocate. Once admitted to the Bar, Andrea began her legal career as a Public Prosecutor (District Attorney) with the Department of Justice, where she specialized in International Fraud, Forensic Criminal Analysis & Maritime Law. Since 1986, she has worked at excellent Law firms, including Littler Mendelson,where she was fortunate to work with great mentors, who have shared their knowledge and expertise in the area of Immigration Law & Private International Law.
Andrea Elliott is the CEO of Pro-Link GLOBAL. She looks forward to every day that she spends immersed in the immigration field of Law.
Education: 1985, Graduated from University of KwaZulu-Natal (Durban), L.L.B; 1983, Graduated from University of Stellenbosch Cum Laude, B.A., Law
Admissions: 1986, Supreme Court of South Africa as an Advocate (Barrister); 1986 Independent Association of Advocates; 1999 American Bar Association; 1998 International Bar Association, London; 2001 LawAsia Bar
Affiliations: Society of Human Resource Management SHRM; The Worldwide ERC
Languages: English; Dutch; German; Spanish; Afrikaans
Achievements: Six Sigma Certified Yellow Belt; Guest Lecturer at UCLA HR Honors Program; Recipient of Meritorious Service Award to Relocation Industry from The Worldwide ERC, 2009; Guest Speaker at 2nd World Women Lawyers Conference; Accredited Speaker for Society for Human Resources Management
Speaking Engagements: International Bar in London; The Worldwide ERC; SHRM National Conference and Chapter Conferences; International Law West; Council on Education; Center for International Legal Studies (CILS); HR Florida