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Reno , NV 89501
Phone: (775) 852-3900
A native Nevadan, Tara Zimmerman is an associate with the firm and focuses her practice on commercial litigation.
Tara attended William S. Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas, Nevada and was admitted to practice in Nevada in May 2010. She served as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable James Russell in Carson City, Nevada from August 2010 to August 2011. Since 2011, and prior to joining the firm, Tara worked as an associate attorney in the Reno, Nevada office of a regional law firm, frequently representing clients in Nevada’s state and federal courts. She has experience representing clients in all aspects of litigation, from pre-litigation case inception and investigation, to discovery, motion practice, trial work, and appeals. Tara has drafted numerous successful motions, including, but not limited to, motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, motions for temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction, motions for attorneys’ fees and costs, and motions in limine.
While in law school, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable James T. Russell and William A. Maddox in Carson City, Nevada and served as an extern in the Risk Management/General Counsel office of the University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tara was also the Nevada law editor of the Nevada Law Journal, earned CALI Awards (for receiving highest grade in course) for Contracts and Advanced Legal Writing: Litigation, and received the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence.
Tara has served as a Board member of the Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the Washoe County Bar Association, as well as the construction law, young lawyers, and litigation sections of the State Bar of Nevada.
Tara is listed in Nevada Business Magazine as one of Nevada’s Best Up & Coming Attorneys, June 2013 and June 2014 Issues, and as one of Northern Nevada’s Top Attorneys, June 2014 Issue. She was named in the list of Mountain States Rising Stars, 2014 Edition and co-author of construction law update materials presented to attendees of the 2012 and 2013 Nevada State Bar Annual Meetings.
J.D. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Magna Cum Laude, 2010
B.S. University of Nevada, Reno, with High Distinction, 2007