David K. McHaffey, the founder of McHaffey & Associates, graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986 and later earned his law degree at Boston University School of Law in 1995. Mr. McHaffey was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1995 and has practiced immigration law exclusively since that time. After law school, Mr. McHaffey initially worked in the nonprofit community as staff attorney for Catholic Charities and then the asylum attorney at the PAIR Project. He went into private practice in 2003, where he has developed his skills as an asylum attorney and litigator. Mr. McHaffey has also been an active member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
. He served as the asylum office liaison for more than ten years and has served on the executive board of the AILA New England Chapter. He was the 2015-2016 Chair of the AILA New England Chapter. Mr. McHaffey also taught immigration law at Boston University School of Law as an adjunct professor since 2008.
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