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About Novo Legal

Our Firm

We are community and family advocates in Denver, CO

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Novo Legal represents individuals and families nation-wide. Our firm focuses on the needs of everyday families, from speeding tickets while driving without a license to obtaining permanent lawful status in the United States.

We take tough cases

We monitor the evolution of all areas of law that impact our community to inform our own legal approaches – all to give you exceptional advice. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every case and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns. Get in touch with us now to set up a consultation.

Our Team

Aaron Elinoff

Novo Legal Partner

Aaron has represented individuals from all walks of life in Criminal, Family, Immigration and Civil matters in front of tribunals ranging from municipal court to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Aaron prides himself on staying ahead of the law’s frequent changes to achieve results.

Bryce Downer

Novo Legal Partner

While our primary offices are located in Denver Colorado, Bryce regularly travels throughout the US representing clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) , the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and the Department of State (DOS). Bryce is passionate about immigrants’ and workers’ rights, and works closely with Labor Unions in assisting their members with immigration issues. Bryce is often featured on local news and radio programs in providing legal analysis and explaining immigration law and policy.

Jeff List

Associate Attorney

Born and raised in Colorado, Jeff earned a degree in Economics from DePaul University in Chicago. After a career in the Chicago Hotel Industry, Jeff pursued his law degree in Washington, DC. He is an experienced professor of law and practitioner, having taught U.S. Law in Instanbul, Turkey before returning home to fight for the rights of the accused. Jeff is fluent in Spanish and Turkish, and conversational in German.

Ari Malman

Associate Attorney

Born in raised in Denver, Ari feels a deep connection to the local Hispanic community. After spending time abroad in Spain and Argentina, Ari then went on to attend Loyola Chicago School of Law, where he had a focus on family law and participated in the Family Law Clinic. Ari prides himself on genuinely hearing the concerns and desires of his clients, while fighting fervently for successful outcomes both in and out of the courtroom.

Danielle Jefferis

Novo Legal Of Counsel

Danielle was the Nadine Strossen Fellow with the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Security Project in New York. There, she worked on issues related to post-9/11 racial and religious discrimination and the intersection of national security and criminal justice. Before that, Danielle worked as an associate attorney with Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP, where her practice focused on law enforcement misconduct, employment discrimination, and prisoners’ rights. With Novo Legal, Danielle spearheads matters involving state and federal detainees ensuring they receive proper access to medical care. Danielle also serves as the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Civil Rights Clinic’s Clinical Fellow.

Novo Legal Interns

Edgar Chavarria

I graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2018. I moved to Denver for law school because of the experiential learning opportunities the school offers, and because I enjoyed Colorado from previous family ski trips here.

Skylar Larson

I am a 2L at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. In addition to interning at Novo Legal I am also a student attorney with the Immigration Law & Policy Clinic at the law school. I am passionate about…

Emma Carroll

Emma is currently a 2L at the University of Colorado Law School and hopes to pursue a career in immigration law. During her summer internship with Novo, she researched a number of novel and relatively unexplored…

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