Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court District of Maryland
- University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
- George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
- Major: Government and International Politics
Elnur Veliev graduated from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law in 2007. While in law school, Elnur practiced as a student attorney in the HIV/AIDS clinics, where he represented low-income D.C. residents seeking social security disability benefits. He also practiced in the Community Development clinics, where he assisted D.C. residents with establishing small businesses and preparing applications to obtain patents from the U.S. Patent Office.
Elnur has been practicing law since December 2012 and is licensed to practice law in Maryland and in the U.S. District Court for Maryland. He was also selected to the 2018 Maryland Rising Stars list by Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine. A recognized top litigator, Elnur has achieved the preeminent honor of Super Lawyer, given to outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Prior to entering law school, Elnur graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University. After graduating from law school, he worked as a senior account executive at a marketing company in Bethesda, Maryland.
Elnur was born in Azerbaijan and moved to the United States when he was ten years old. He has lived in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for the past 24 years and is married with a ten-month-old daughter. He is fluent in Azeri, Turkish and Russian and speaks conversational Spanish. Elnur’s hobbies include reading, watching soccer and traveling.
Honors and Awards
Name to Super Lawyers, 2017 – Present
Professional associations and memberships
- State of Maryland, Member
- U.S. District Court for Maryland, Member