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Tara Jorfald

Tara Jorfald

 
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
  • Colorado
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Elisa Marie Overall
Reviewed by Elisa Marie Overall November 5, 2018
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Tara is highly experienced and dedicated to helping her clients. She creates solutions and finds hidden leverage points. She advocates tirelessly. She does not back down from a challenge. Tara helps the courts see her clients as a real three-dimensional people, deserving of a chance to be heard.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Tara is highly experienced and dedicated to helping her clients. She creates solutions and finds hidden leverage points. She advocates tirelessly. She does not back down from a challenge. Tara helps the courts see her clients as a real three-dimensional people, deserving of a chance to be heard.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client
  • Different Client, Same Side of Case

We have worked together on postconviction matters and appeals, reviewed each other's work on separate cases, and we have also collaborated on some juvenile cases.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
I have worked with Tara since 2017.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Tara is experienced and her knowledge of the law in her fields is deep. She is also highly dedicated to her clients and helping them get relief in their claims.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Tara's level of expertise in juvenile law, postconviction law, and appellate law cannot be overstated. She is not only masterful in her knowledge of the law, she can be credited for helping create clarifying law in areas such as juvenile sentencing.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Tara dedicates countless hours through her briefs and petitions to analyzing the law from various angles, to find relief for her clients in a way that the court can support.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Tara explains some of the most complicated legal concepts at whatever level is required for her audience. Her audiences have included juvenile clients, distressed parents and loved ones, people convicted of serious crimes serving long or lifetime sentences, law students, the legal community, and every level of judge.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Tara is highly ethical and professional. Particularly as someone who files postconviction claims, Tara embodies exemplary ethics and professionalism.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Criminal law.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Pro Bono and Community Services
  • Project Management
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes
Antony Mark Noble
Reviewed by Antony Mark Noble October 19, 2018
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Tara is a powerful advocate for her clients. She thoroughly investigates her clients' cases and the law applicable to those cases, and she effectively presents arguments in support of her clients.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Tara has been an associate at The Noble Law Firm for almost five years under my supervision.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

We represent many of the same clients at the same firm.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
December 2013 - present
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Yes, she is an incredibly effective advocate and counselor for her clients.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

In the last five years, Tara has developed a thorough knowledge of juvenile law, appeals, criminal defense, and postconviction proceedings.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Tara has handled dozens of appeals, which required her to analyze very complex legal issues.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Tara is an excellent communicator with her clients, the courts, and other attorneys.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

She is very ethical and will research the rules of professional conduct and ethics opinions if she has a question about ethics.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Juvenile defense, appeals, postconviction relief
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Client Relations
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Pro Bono and Community Services
  • Use of Technology
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes