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David M. Herrera
3600 S. College Avenue
Suite 204
Fort Collins, CO 80525
   
Communication Center  

Phone: (970) 498-9999
E-mail: Contact Me

Fax: (970) 472-5365
Web site: https://davidherreralaw.com
http://www.coloradosurrogacylaw.com





Current Employment Position(s):

Sole Practitioner

Areas Of Practice:

Business and Corporate Law

Contracts

Employment Law

Real Estate

Real Estate Development

Municipal Corporations and Public /Private Finance

Planning and Zoning

Housing Law

Civil Rights Litigation

General Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Colorado

U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

U.S. District Court District of Colorado

U.S. District Court District of Wyoming

Education:

University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado, 1978

Juris Doctor

American University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1974

Major: Political Science

Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1975

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Faculty-Advisor, Instructor in Managing Government Programs, Business Law, Antioch University, Denver West Campus, 1980 - 1981

 

Adjunct Faculty, Legal Terminology and Legal Research, Front Range Community College, Larimer County Campus, 1994 - 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Bar Association

 

American Trial Lawyers Association

 

Colorado Bar Association

 

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

 

Larimer County Bar Association

Board of Directors, Executive Committee

 

Wells Fargo Banks of Colorado Community Reinvestment

Committee Member

 

Wells Fargo Bank of Fort Collins Community Board

Member

 

Fort Collins Area United Way, 1994 - 1997

Member, Board of Directors

 

Fort Collins Rotary Club

Chairman of Committee

 

Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, 1994 - 1998

Member of Board of Directors

 

Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, 2001 - 2002

Member of Board of Directors

 

Hispanic National Bar Association

 

Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Higher Education, 2001

 

Hearing Board Member for the Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge

 

State Colleges of Colorado, 1989 - 1990

Chairman of the Board

 

State Colleges of Colorado, 1987 - 1989

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees

 

State Colleges of Colorado, 1986 - 1989

Chairman, Academic Affairs Committee

 

State Colleges of Colorado

Numerous State Public Speaking Engagements

 

State Colleges of Colorado

Participant, Association of Governing Boards Conferences & Workshops

 

State Colleges of Colorado

Chairman and Member of Several Presidential Search Committees

 

State Colleges of Colorado

Member of Board of Trustee Legislative Committee

 

State Colleges of Colorado

Board Actions Involving the General Assembly & the Governor

 

State Colleges of Colorado

Member of Trustee Committee on Diversity and Access

 

Auraria Higher Education Center, Denver, CO, 1986

Board Member

 

City of Fort Collins, Fort Collins, CO, 1985

Member, Economic Development Task Force

 

Governor's Unified Housing Task Force, 1988

Housing Issues Committee

 

Larimer County Affordable Housing Task Force, 1989 - 1993

Resources Committee

 

Community Housing Resource Board, Fort Collins, 1988 - 1992

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), 1985 - 1987

National Housing Committee Member

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), 1989

National Housing Committee Member

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), 1983 - 1985

National Community Development Committee Member

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), 1982 - 1983

National Member Services Committee Member

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), 1986 - 1988

President, Colorado Chapter of NAHRO

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)

Appointed, NAHRO President's Commission on Federal De-Regulation

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)

Appointed, NAHRO President's Commission "Keeping the Commitment"

 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)

Numerous National, Regional and State Public Speaking

 

Housing and Development Law Institute, 1988 - 1990

National President

 

Housing and Development Law Institute, 1986 - 1988

National Vice-President

 

Housing and Development Law Institute, 1984

Charter Board Member

 

Housing and Development Law Institute

Numerous National, Regional and State Public Speaking Engagements

 

Fort Collins Area United Way

Chairman, Community Building Committee


Past Employment Positions:

Gavaldon Herrera LLP, Managing Partner and Trial Attorney, 1996 - 1999

 

Sole Practitioner, 1992 - 1996

 

Fort Collins Housing Authority, Executive Director, 1985 - 1992

 

Denver Housing Authority, Denver, Colorado, Assistant Executive Director /General Counsel, 1982 - 1985

 

Mountain Plains Regional Council, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, Regional Director, 1980 - 1982

 

Non-Profit Professional Association, Statehouse Lobbyist

 

Office of Legal Counsel, Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado, Governmental Relations Coordinator, 1978 - 1980

 

U. S. Representative Timothy E. Wirth, Former U.S. Senator and Former United States Undersecretary of State, Congressional Assistant, 1977 - 1978

 

Office of Colorado Governor Richard D. Lamm, Ombudsman, 1976

 

U. S. Senator Floyd Haskell, D-Colo. Wash. D.C., Intern, 1974

Birth Information:

1953