David is a Colorado native, having grown up in Pueblo, Colorado. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1975 from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, where he participated in an honors program at the American University in Washington, D.C. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado in 1978, where he was elected President of the Hispanic Law Students Association.
David is a founding member of Herms & Herrera, LLC. He has expertise in civil litigation, business law, real estate law, construction contracts, housing and employment law. David also handles employment contract issues, wills, and estate planning.
Mr. Herrera opened his law practice in Fort Collins as a sole practitioner, later becoming a partner in Galvaldon Herrera, LLP. In 2002, he returned to being a sole practitioner.
David has served as chairman of the Board for State Colleges, the Fort Collins Rotary Club’s committee on Mobility Impaired, the Fort Collins United Way, the Larimer County Bar Association, and Wells Fargo Banks of Colorado. He has been a member of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, the Housing and Development Law Institute, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Color Supreme Court Attorney Regulation Hearing Board Pool, the American Trial Lawyers Association, as well as the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Higher Education for the Twenty-First Century.