Entrepreneurship Seminars

Attorney Richard L. Iandoli

International Student Seminar & Luncheon

Starting a Business in the U.S.


Sponsored by International House
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Higgins House  |  12:00 to 1:00 P.M.
Limit of 53 students.

AS of September 11, all seats are filled. We will start a wait list and if a student cancels their reservation we will notify you of your status.


International students founding a business while in the U.S. need to understand U.S. legalities.  Gain an understanding of the most recent U.S. positions on the issue and meet an immigration law expert at this free luncheon seminar.   

Speaker: Richard L. Iandoli, of Iandoli & Desai, P.C.

Attorney Richard L. Iandoli has been in the private practice of U.S. immigration law since 1977. He is Past Chair of the New England Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and a member of AILA Executive Committee from 1992 to 1997. He is also a past member of the AILA National Board of Governors.

Attorney Iandoli has lectured on U.S. immigration matters to, among others, the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations, National Lawyers Guild, American Immigration Lawyers Association (nationally and locally), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Northeastern University, Boston University, Boston College and Harvard University Schools of Law, the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA). 

Attorney Iandoli is a mentor for other attorneys through AILA and the Political Asylum Immigration Representation Project and an author of articles on U.S. immigration matters for AILA, MCLE and others.  He was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, the Federal District Court of Massachusetts and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He holds a Bachelor’s in Philosophy, 1969, from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, and a Juris Doctor, 1976, from Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts.

Attorney Iandoli received an AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review ratings system. (AV Peer Review Rating — shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence, has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.)

Throughout the academic year, seminars for business topics and entrepreneurial skill development are offered. Seminars and seminar events occur throughout the academic terms and annually during Global Entrepreneurship Week in November and National Entrepreneurship Week in February.  Seminars are announced on the home page in the Upcoming Events box.