Mr. David A. Harston

Mr. David A. Harston

Elkind Alterman Harston PC
  • Immigration Law
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Summary

David has been practicing immigration law exclusively, including business, family, asylum and deportation defence, since 1999. He has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association since 1999, served on the AILA Colorado Chapter's Executive Committee from 2004 to 2009, and was the Chapter Chair for AILA Colorado from 2007-2008. He is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, serves on the Executive Council for the Immigration Law Section (2009-11), and currently serves as the Section Chair (2009-10). David was named an "Up-and-Coming" lawyer by Law Week Colorado in 2007. He served as the vice chair for the government/board/bylaws working group on AILA's 2008 Strategic Planning Committee and a member of the Bylaws Committee (2008-2009). David graduated from the University of Denver in 1998 with a law degree and a master's degree in International Studies. He is a recipient of 1998 Public Interest Law Group Grant to clerk at the Center for Human Rights Advocacy in Boulder, Colorado. In 1995, David interned in the Human Rights Program at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, founded by former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. David received his bachelor's degree in history and philosophy from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania and studied abroad in Spain and Costa Rica. David is fluent in Spanish. When not practicing law, David enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys travelling, trail running, fishing, and an occasional Rockies baseball game.

Education
University of Denver
J.D. | Law
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University of Denver
M.A. | International Studies
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Allegheny College
B.A. | History & Philosophy
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Honors: Don M. Larabee prize for Best Senior Thesis on History; Philosophy Faculty Prize
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Professional Experience
Partner & President
Elkind Alterman Harston PC
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Partner
Stern Elkind Curray & Alterman LLP
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Associate Attorney
Carter & Alterman
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Associate Attorney
Law Office of Rumi Engineer
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Professional Associations
Immigration Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association
Chair/Executive Council Member
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Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
Executive Committee Member
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Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Websites & Blogs
Blog
EAH Immigration Blog
Contact & Map
Elkind Alterman Harston PC
Blake Street Terrace
1860 Blake Street, Suite 420
Denver, CO 80202-5968
USA
Telephone: (303) 736-6650