Tamara is a Florida native. Tamara joined Rolfes Henry in 2022 and is an Associate in our Orlando office. Tamara’s practice areas cover insurance liability defense, criminal defense, and family law. She earned her Bachelor’s degree of Applied Sciences in Paralegal Studies from St. Petersburg in Clearwater, Florida. She then graduated from Stetson University College of Law with both her Juris Doctorate and her LL.M in Advocacy.
Prior to joining Rolfes Henry, Tamara began her legal career in Criminal Defense as an Assistant Public Defender at the Florence County Public Defender’s Office in Florence, South Carolina. A year into the pandemic Tamara moved back to Florida to be with her family. Once back in Florida, Tamara worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the Orange County Public Defender’s Office in Orlando, Florida. As an Assistant Public Defender, Tamara gained valuable experience trials, pretrial motions, and hearings. Outside the courtroom, she gained experience conducting numerous depositions, pretrial negotiations with prosecutors, and many conferences with clients. Tamara is very excited to make the move over to civil, bringing her advocacy and determination to the Rolfes Henry team.
Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
LL.M. in Advocacy (with Distinction), 2017
Juris Doctorate, 2016
St. Petersburg College – Clearwater, Florida
Bachelor of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies , 2013