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Ms. Elkind has a master's degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, and earned her J.D. from the University off Denver College Of Law in 1979, and has practiced immigration law exclusively since 1982.  She works extensively with national and international organizations with their business immigration matters.  Ms. Elkind was named "Outstanding Woman in Business 2004" by the The Denver Business Journal. She was honored as a Colorado Super Lawyer® and was named one of the "Top 25 Women Lawyers in Colorado" in 2007 and 2008.  She has been cited in the publication The Best Lawyers in America® for more than ten years.  She also has been cited in the international publication Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers for several years.Ms. Elkind has twice been chair of the Colorado Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association, and has served on numerous national committees of the association.  Ms. Elkind was lead counsel on the pivotal labor certification case Matter of Information Industries.  She was editor-in-chief of the book Employer Liability Issues in Hiring Foreign Personnel.  Ms. Elkind is a member of the American Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association.


Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



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  • Kelly Lynn Ryan

    Nancy is great--I highly recommend her.


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Contact info

Elkind Alterman Harston PC

Blake Street Terrace
1860 Blake Street, Suite 420
Denver, CO, 80202-5964


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyers2010
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2009
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyers2009
Top 25 Women Lawyers in ColoradoColorado Super Lawyers2008
Outstanding Woman in BusinessDenver Business Journal2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerElkind Alterman Harston PC2010 - Present
PartnerStern Elkind Curray & Alterman, LLP1985 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Lawyers CommitteeBoard Member2009 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionMember, Executive Council2008 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado Chapter)Former Chair1984 - 1986
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Matter of Information IndustriesN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)Employer Liability Issues in Hiring Foreign PersonnelN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of WisconsinPolitical ScienceMA - MastersN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AILA National ConferenceIssues and Ethics in FDNS Fraud Investigations2010