Camila Sosman Palmer


Camila Palmer is an immigration attorney at Palmer Polaski PC (formerly Elkind Alterman Harston PC).  She joined the firm in October 2011 after two years clerking at the Denver Immigration Court through the DOJ Attorney General’s Honors Program. Before working at the Immigration Court, Camila was a staff attorney at The Door’s Legal Services Center in New York City, where she represented immigrant youth before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Executive Office for Immigration Review, as well as in New York State family courts. Camila earned her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 2007, where she completed externships with the employment unit at Greater Boston Legal Services, with the Immigrant Defense Project in New York City, and with the U.S. District Court for the Federal District of Puerto Rico. Before entering law school, Camila taught high school Spanish in Washington, DC, was an immigration paralegal at Ayuda, Inc. and worked on refugee resettlement issues for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in San Jose, Costa Rica. Camila received her bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College in 1998 and is fluent in Spanish. She is admitted to the New York and Colorado Bars and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Camila is currently co-chair of the local AILA chapter’s EOIR Liaison Committee and serves as a mentor for pro bono attorneys with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN).