Tara T. Hicks




Corporate Counsel. Tara serves as corporate counsel to common interest developments throughout California. She counsels boards of directors on matters affecting their associations, handles contract review, amends and restates governing documents, and provides legal opinions on general liability issues involving maintenance and insurance matters.

Real Property Law. Tara has a strong background in real estate law. She previously served as in-house counsel to a real estate firm where she was responsible for negotiating and drafting commercial contracts, resolving title disputes, addressing zoning issues, preparing real property agreements, and handling real estate legalities.

Litigation. Tara gained litigation experience with a firm where she prepared appellate briefs, drafted pleadings and motions, conducted discovery, and drafted settlement agreements.


  • Juris Doctor. Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA
    Extern. Honorable Terry J. Hatter, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • Bachelor of Arts. Major in English, minor in Spanish, University of California, Riverside, CA
    Consistently on the Dean's List for Academic Achievement

Dear Tara, you, and your firm, have been wonderful to work with, and I would highly recommend you to anyone who asks. I especially appreciate your expertise in HOA law, and your patience in answering our sometimes-naive questions. It’s no wonder the CC&Rs and Bylaws you drafted were approved by 75% of our homeowners! Kudos! -Ross Smith, President, 832 Euclid St HOA.

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Los Angeles, CA 90064
(800) 464-2817

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