Tara Hattendorf is a strong advocate with a compassionate heart. She developed her passion for law and justice through her undergraduate journalism studies. Subsequently, at the USC Gould School of Law, Tara gained invaluable experience at the California Office of the Attorney General in the Civil Rights Enforcement Section. She also clerked at Public Counsel in the Center for Veterans’ Advancement. During her final year of law school, she served as a Senior Copy Editor of the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice.
Tara supports senior counsel at Obagi Law with critical support in all aspects of civil litigation including pleading preparation, law and motion practice, discovery and upholding our stellar reputation for constant contact with our clients.
Tara graduated from Pacific Union College, summa cum laude, with a B.S. in History, Political Studies and Ethics, and a minor in Public Relations & Journalism. She earned a J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, with a Certificate in Entertainment Law. Tara took the California Bar Exam in July 2019 and awaits Bar results which are expected in November 2019.