Eleni was born and raised in Denver, Colorado (a 3rd generation Coloradan) and David is from Fremont, Ohio (a small rural town in Northwest Ohio). The contrast of David and Eleni's hometown experiences allow them to approach legal issues from different perspectives, which gives their clients the benefit of constant reflection and analysis from this dynamic 2-person legal team.
Eleni and David met on the campaign trail in Colorado in 2006 and forged their friendship as field interns on a statewide gubernatorial campaign. Their ability to work together effectively to achieve a common goal in a professional environment is what their friendship and professional relationship was built on.
After being married for two years, Eleni and David made the joint decision to attend law school together. They attended the part-time evening division of the University of Toledo College of Law while working full-time for Albrechta & Coble, Ltd., a general practice firm in Fremont and Toledo, Ohio. Eleni and David's law school experience was supplemented and bolstered by practical every day experiences in the office where they worked each day to help clients solve their legal issues. Additionally, Eleni and David have traveled together to India, Egypt, throughout Europe, and the United States. Their expansive worldview and practical work experience contribute to their ability to assist clients in solving complex legal issues or in building plans for the future. When you hire Albrechta & Albrechta you will receive dedicated and passionate advocates who use a team-oriented approach to find solutions to your legal issues.
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Eleni Kennebeck Albrechta
Eleni works primarily within the areas of employment law, unemployment insurance, and estate planning. Eleni enjoys assisting people with obtaining justice and compensation when their rights have been violated by an employer. She also enjoys helping individuals make reasonable preparations for the future. She earned her Juris Doctor with a certificate of concentration in labor and employment law from the University of Toledo College of Law in August 2014 and became licensed to practice law in Colorado in 2015.
Before moving to Ohio for law school, Eleni was Political and Finance Director of a campaign for Colorado Secretary of State. Prior to that she worked as a teller at Citywide Banks in Denver and interned for a gubernatorial campaign. Eleni earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She spent a semester studying foreign policy at American University in Washington, D.C. in 2007, and had the opportunity to study international labor law, criminal law, and business in emerging markets in Prague, Czech Republic and Vienna, Austria in 2013.
Eleni is from Denver, Colorado but loves living life with her husband and dog, Cosmo, in Durango, Colorado. Eleni has a passion for wilderness and travel, and she enjoys planting trees, as well as walking, hiking, camping, paddling, snowshoeing, and backpacking. Eleni has served as Treasurer and Trustee of the Christy Farm Nature Preserve and is currently serving as a board member for Southwest Bar Volunteer Legal Aid.
Eleni is looking forward to helping you with your legal needs in Durango, Colorado.
David T. Albrechta
David (or Dave - he responds to either and has no preference between his nickname and given name) works primarily in the areas of general civil litigation, employment law, business planning, and landlord-tenant law. He likes the fast pace and diverse work within these areas and enjoys working directly with clients to help them achieve their legal objectives. David earned his Juris Doctor with a certificate of concentration in labor and employment law from the part-time evening division of the University of Toledo College of Law in August 2014. During law school David also had the opportunity to study international criminal law, labor law, and business in emerging markets in Prague, Czech Republic and Vienna, Austria in 2013. David became licensed as a Colorado attorney in June 2015. He is also a part-time law clerk for the judges of Colorado's 7th Judicial District.
Prior to moving back to Ohio for law school, David was the Office Coordinator and Policy Analyst for Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. and Policy Analyst for the Colorado Senate majority. David earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Wooster in 2008. He spent a semester abroad studying Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland in 2006.
David is pleased to be a part of the Durango community. He is passionate about the public land and nature conservation. David enjoys hiking, camping, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, canoeing, fishing, and backpacking. He has hiked and rafted in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska and trekked the Indian Himalayas. He was a high school swimmer and went on to play four years of college tennis.
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