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Tara Herlitz

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432 Washington St
Columbus, Indiana 47201

Tara is an Associate licensed in Indiana, California, and Hawaii with over fifteen years of legal experience. As a former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu, she successfully secured guilty verdicts involving a wide range of criminal offenses. As a former Deputy Attorney General for the State of Hawaii, she has extensive experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of contracts and agreements and has represented clients before administrative tribunals, as well as state and federal courts.


Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Golden Gate University School of Law, 2006

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State Bar of California, 2006
Hawaii State Bar Association, 2008
U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 2015
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2018
Indiana State Bar Association, 2021
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2021
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Former member, Focus Area Group 3, State of Hawaii Opioid Use Initiative

Former founding member, Advisory Council, Attorney General Alliance Cannabis Project

Former co-chair, Marijuana Working Group, State of Hawaii Department of the Attorney General

Former member, Ethics and Conflicts Committee, State of Hawaii Department of the Attorney General

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