Tamara is a Florida native from Ocoee. She graduated from St. Petersburg College with a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies. 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, FL
LL.M. in Advocacy (with Distinction) May 2017
Juris Doctorate August 2016
St. Petersburg College – Clearwater, FL
Bachelor of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies May 2013