Professor David N. Strange

David N. Strange Adjunct Professor of Law, 2008
Amarillo: (806) 372-5700
Dallas: (214) 267-2400
Lubbock: (806) 712-2800

David N. Strange is a managing partner at Whittenburg Strange & Walker, P.C., with offices in Texas (Amarillo, Dallas, and Lubbock) and New Mexico (Clovis, Tucumcari, and Albuquerque). David has taught courses in Immigration Law, Advanced Immigration Law, and Directed Research at the Texas Tech University School of Law since 2008.

David is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and he has authored several articles discussing U.S. immigration law.

In addition to his legal career, David graduated from the Defense Language Institute/Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, California, Summa Cum Laude, and subsequently served as a Russian Linguist/Cryptologist in the United State Navy.

David also received a Certificate of Advanced Spanish from the Insituto Biblico Nacional de Venezuela, and served there as an English instructor.

Presently, David is a Member of the State Bar of Texas, the Immigration and Nationality Law section of the State Bar of Texas, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Amarillo Area Bar Association, and the College of the State Bar of Texas.


Dip. of Russian, Defense Language Institute/Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, California

B.A., University of Houston

J.D., University of Houston Law Center


Immigration Law, Advanced Immigration Law, Directed Research

Selected Publications

Why Arizona Senate Bill 1070 is Constitutional and Not Preempted by Federal Law (with Calvin Lewis and Michael Blake Downey), 89 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 283 (2012)

Immigration Law: 2010-2011 Fifth Circuit Case Law Update (with Arslanbek Umarov), 44 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 701 (2012)

Basics of Immigration Law for Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys (with Calvin Lewis), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 3rd Edition (2011)

The Power of Padilla, Texas Lawyer (December 20, 2010)

Immigration 101 for Criminal-Defense Lawyers, Texas Lawyer, Special Report, Immigration Law, February 22, 2010 (2010)

The Waiver of Inadmissibility Pursuant to Section 212(a)(9)(B)(v) of the Immigration and Nationality Act: A Case Study, 41 Texas Tech Law Review Addendum 49 (2009)