PartnerCamila Palmer

Camila Palmer is a Partner at Elkind Alterman Harston PC, where she has worked since October 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Camila was an Attorney Advisor with the Denver Immigration Court, through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. Before working at the Immigration Court, Camila was a staff attorney at The Door’s Legal Services Center in New York City, where she represented immigrant youth before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Executive Office for Immigration Review, as well as in New York State family courts. Camila earned her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 2007, where she completed externships with the employment unit at Greater Boston Legal Services, with the Immigrant Defense Project in New York City, and with the U.S. District Court for the Federal District of Puerto Rico. Before entering law school, Camila taught high school Spanish in Washington, DC, was as an immigration paralegal at Ayuda, Inc. and worked on refugee resettlement issues for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in San Jose, Costa Rica. Camila received her bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College in 1998 and is fluent in Spanish. She is admitted to the New York and Colorado Bars and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Camila is currently co-chair of the local AILA chapter’s EOIR Liaison Committee and serves as a mentor for pro bono attorneys with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN). Camila also sits on the Board of Directors for Towards Justice, a Denver-based non-profit that provides legal assistance to low-wage workers in wage theft cases and advocates for stronger worker protections, locally and nationally.

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