tara reilly, esq.
Areas of Practice
San Jose State University
Bachelor of Arts in English
magna cum laude, 2003
Boise State University
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
summa cum laude, 2009
Gonzaga University School of Law
cum laude, 2012
Tara Reilly is a Salt Lake attorney focused on the areas of family, adoption, assisted reproductive technology, and education law. Over the years, Tara has served in the legal field as a legal secretary, paralegal, legal advocacy coordinator, and attorney. Tara has dealt with every aspect of the litigation process and uses that experience to ensure your case is taken care of from start to finish.
Tara graduated manga cum laude from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Art in English followed by a Bachelor of Art in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Boise State University. With a strong professional and academic background in English, Tara excelled at legal research and writing and was awarded three CALI Awards for Excellence during her time at Gonzaga University School of Law in the subjects of Legal Research & Writing, Advanced Legal Research, and Torts. During law school, Tara also served as: a member of the William O. Douglas Committee dedicated to First Amendment advocacy, President of the ACLU Spokane Chapter, Student Ambassador to Admissions, peer tutor in the area of contracts law, Chastek Law Library Reference Assistant, and associate editor on both the Gonzaga Law Review and the Gonzaga Journal of International Law. Tara graduated from Gonzaga, with honors, in 2012.
Prior to beginning her career in law, Tara taught high school English for eight years - instructing courses ranging from remedial to honors. During this time, Tara saw many students with special needs being underserved in their school communities. Tara now advocates for students and their families in matters of special education and disciplinary proceedings. Tara also stands behind her fellow educators who strive for excellence in their profession.
Tara's personal experience with infertility, divorce and child custody issues, as well as her professional experience in education, helps her to bring a unique perspective to these areas of law. Tara understands, first-hand, what is at stake in your legal matters and is dedicated to walking with you through your legal journey and ending with a successful conclusion. With Tara, you will have a compassionate ear to hear you, a loyal advocate to support you, and a professional attorney to represent you.
Professional Associations & Memberships
Women Lawyers Member, 2013-Present
Family Law Section Member, 2016-Present
Salt Lake County Bar Member, 2013-Present
Juvenile Law Member, 2016-Present
Education Law Member, 2016-Present
Solo, Small Firm and Rural Practice Member, 2016-Present
Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division Member, 2016-Present
Family Law Member, 2016-Present
Assisted Reproductive Technology Section Member, 2016-Present
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