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Why Tara Clark Newberry is the

Most Qualified Candidate

Tara Clark Newberry believes in the rule of law, and has dedicated her

professional  life to helping others, as both a police officer and an attorney.


Tara is an experienced trial attorney and mediator, she is admitted to practice law in the State of Nevada and California; U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; the Supreme Court of the United States of America; United States District Court, Southern District of California; and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. She also has served as a mediator for the State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program from 2009 to 2017, appointed by the Nevada Supreme Court, and the successor program administered by the Eighth Judicial District Court from 2017 to the present.  Tara also served as a mediator via appointment for the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada from 2015-2019.  Tara also has served as a private arbitrator and mediator at the request of private parties. 


From her experience and training with the Cincinnati Police Department, Tara has a unique ability and method for analyzing cases & creating solutions uncommon of most attorneys. She dedicates a significant amount of time to pro-bono work with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Nevada Legal Services, and frequently provides education to various professional organizations and attorneys from across the country.


Tara is one of the few attorneys with law enforcement, mediator and civil trial experience. She has dedicated her professional life to helping others, and with her unique understanding and service to the entire justice system on the whole, Tara is the most qualified candidate.


Mountain States Super Lawyer 2018 and 2019

Trial by Peers Favorite Instructor

2008, 2009, 2010

Mountain States Super Lawyer Rising Star 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017

Clark County Law Foundation

(Most Dedicated New Senior Attorney) 2009

Top 40 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Nevada by American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014-2016

Clark County Bar Association

(Circle of Support) 2009

Top 10 Attorneys in Nevada by the American Institute of Bankruptcy Attorneys 2014

National Association of Women

Lawyers Award, 2007


American Bar Association

American Society of Legal Advocates

American Association of Justice 2007-2011

Clark County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

National Association of Consumer

Bankruptcy Attorneys

National LGBT Bar Association

Nevada Justice Association 2011-Present

State Bar of California

State Bar of Nevada

National Association of Consumer Advocates


Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada


Trial By Peers Program (CCLF) 2008-2015

Nevada Legal Services (Southern Nevada) 2012-Present