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Tamara Leigh Tucker

Tamara Leigh Tucker

Practice areas:

Litigation, Workers Compensation, Appeals

About Me

Tucker Law Firm, PLC provides expert legal assistance in the area of equine
law.  We have represented innumerable members of the equestrian community with respect to equine law issues.  We provide strategies and solutions for law issues that concern the ownership and business of horses.


For all breeds and disciplines, Tucker Law represents clients in litigation, helps
resolve equine disputes, drafts customized equine contracts, represents clients in horse industry disciplinary hearings, and incorporates equine businesses.


From a more personal standpoint, attorney Tamara Tucker has spent a lifetime riding and showing hunters throughout the East Coast, garnering tricolors at “AA” and “A” shows. She competed for her varsity college IHSA Team, qualifying twice for the National IHSA Horse Show with a 5th place finish at National in 1989.  Ms. Tucker has ridden and trained with National Hunter Hall of Fame trainer Roger Young, Judy Young, Tommy Serio, David Connors, Chris Wynne and Jen Alfano.  In addition to her riding and showing experience, Ms. Tucker managed a 500 acre, 100-horse facility in Virginia, served as her local horse show association’s President for several years, and regularly judged VHSA Associate shows.  Ms. Tucker manages and trains her own horses at the Tuckers’ Southriver Farm in Ruckersville, VA.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Litigation: 75%
    20 years, 300 cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 15%
  3. Appeals: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-300/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Tucker Law Firm, PLC

223 W. Main St.
Suite A
Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law199603/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
LeClair Ryan2004 - 2006
AttorneyRoberts, Ashby & Parrish2002 - 2004
AttorneyTucker & Tucker, PLLC1996 - 2002
Attorney/Law ClerkSuggs & Kelly, Lawyers1993 - 1995

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia Bar AssociationN/AN/A
United States Equestrian FederationN/AN/A
Virginia State BarN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
AnonymousPlaintiff's Verdict
AnonymousDefense Verdict
AnonymousDefense Verdict/Counterclaimant's Verdict

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
University of Kentucky Equine Law ConferenceLiability Issues In Boarding Agreements and Drafting Solutions To Avoid Problems (Co-Author)2010
Tucker Law Firm, PLCVirginia State Animal Response TeamN/A
Tucker Law Firm, PLCEvolutionN/A
Tucker Law Firm, PLCSisyphus and the Overflowing Manure SpreaderN/A
Virginia State Animal Response TeamHurricanes, Dogs and King GeorgeN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Mary WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2010 National Conference on Equine LawEquine Law2010
Monthly MeetingEquine Risk Management2009
4-H Regional MeetingEquine Risk Management2009
Annual MeetingRisk Management2008