David Telfer is the principal partner at DMT Law Firm | Immigration Lawyers. David has been practicing law since 2008. Mr. Telfer graduated magna cum laude with highest honors from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Romance Languages and from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law with his Juris Doctorate. At UCLA, Mr. Telfer focused on international law and spent a semester studying law in Florianopolis, Brazil at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. Mr. Telfer has also lived and/or studied in many cities and countries across the globe including Sao Paulo, Brazil; Florianopolis, Brazil; Seville, Spain; and Panama City, Panama.
Upon graduating from UCLA School of Law, Mr. Telfer worked at a large Los Angeles based law firm in Century City. Subsequently, Mr. Telfer worked on a series of entrepreneurial and consulting projects including founding and operating one of Los Angeles’s largest Mixed Martial Art (MMA) gyms and consulting for import/export companies in Latin America. He also founded a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu clothing brand that provides underprivileged children in Latin America with equipment and funds for training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and other martial arts. Mr. Telfer truly enjoys working directly with clients to resolve family and business immigration matters as well as legal issues facing entrepreneurs and small businesses. Mr. Telfer speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese and conversational French.
David has worked with many distinguished clients, including the Consulates of El Salvador and Brazil as well as UFC World Champions, IBJJF Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champions, award-winning actresses, and families from countries on nearly every continent.