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, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circiut Court of Appeals, and at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
After graduation, David clerked for two years for the Honorable Michael D. Bustamante at the New Mexico Court of Appeals. He then moved to Washington, D.C., where he clerked for an additional year for the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Ferrance served two three-year terms on the New Mexico Supreme Court’s Uniform Jury Instructions Civil committee. He currently serves on the Court’s Rules of Appellate Procedure committee.
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 large southwest regional law firm, as in-house counsel at a state university, and as a sole practitioner.