The Law Office of Tara L. Cooper focuses primarily on the representation of charities, with respect to maximizing planned gifts left to the organization, as well as identifying development opportunities and recovering embezzled or misappropriated assets.
After six years in the Litigation Department at a large Los Angeles law firm, Ms. Cooper founded her own firm in 2011 to pursue her goal of working on behalf of and in support of nonprofit organizations. Ms. Cooper not only works as legal counsel for charities, both local and national in scope, she also fervently fundraises, volunteers, and donates to a wide variety of charitable organizations as well.
Ms. Cooper utilizes her years in litigation to effectively resolve disputes involving contested Trust and Estate matters. She works closely with her clients, and is well-known for her responsiveness, efficiency, and effectiveness in guiding her clients through all stages of litigation, including discovery, court proceedings, settlement negotiations, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, trial, and, where necessary, appeals. Ms. Cooper has extensive court hearing and trial experience, enabling her to protect her client’s interests at each step of the process.
In contrast to other firms, The Law Office of Tara L. Cooper is free from outdated billable hour requirements and rigid fee structures. Accordingly, the firm can create unique billing solutions that make sense for each individual client.
- Miami University, 2002 – Bachelor of Science in Business
- Major in Accounting, Minor in Comparative Studies of International Law
- University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2005 – Juris Doctorate
Admitted to Practice
- All State Courts of California
- United States District Court for the Central District of California
- United States District Court for the Southern District of California
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
- United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals