David is a software developer, entrepreneur, and attorney. Before becoming a lawyer, he spent almost fifteen years founding and operating technology startups.
In 2010, David graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he achieved clinical honors for excellence in the practice of law and served as Managing Editor of the New Mexico Law Review. He is admitted in State of New Mexico and at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
After graduation, David began his legal career by clerking for the Honorable Michael D. Bustamante at the New Mexico Court of Appeals, where he assisted with civil and criminal cases on a wide range of New Mexico state law topics. He then moved to Washington, D.C., where he clerked for the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
David returned to New Mexico to raise his family in the high desert and to do as much trail running as possible. He has worked at a 250-lawyer regional law firm, in-house counsel at a state university, and as a sole practitioner.