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Tara Sturhahn Rosenblum

Tara Sturhahn Rosenblum

Practice areas:

Tax, Litigation, Education, Appeals, Administrative Law

About Me



  •  I have a wide range of skills, including IRS controversies (problems with tax refunds, audits, exams, payments, levies, liens, and tax court), child custody unrelated to divorce (temporary or concurrent custody, emancipation), and education law, especially special education matters. Before attending law school, I was a teacher, and while in law school I worked on children's civil matters before becoming an attorney and practicing education law. 




 




  • Although I grew up in Naples, most of my practice was in North Florida and included dependency, family law, appeals, injunctions for protection, landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, wills and simple probate, and directing a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.  I was fortunate to sit first chair 


    in hundreds of hearings and trials, and have almost 10 years civil litigation experience as an attorney. Additionally, I practiced 1 1/2 years as a certified legal intern under supervision prior to becoming licensed.                                  


     


     


     


                                     




 




  • My current practice, now back in Naples, focuses on IRS controversies (no wealth planning please), civil litigation, education, non-dissolution child custody, and civil appeals.  I can also prepare simple end of life planning documents (will, living will, health surrogate, power of attorney). Please call for a free consultation on any matter.




 


 


 


https://www.floridabar.org/divcom/jn/jnnews01.nsf/Articles/842A314063509AE3852570A600701D26


http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/clinic_prof/2008/10/the-economic--1.html


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Tax: 50%
    11 years, 562 cases
  2. Education: 20%
    11 years, 110 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    11 years, 500 cases
  4. Administrative Law: 5%
    11 years, 50 cases
  5. Appeals: 5%
    11 years, 20 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Pro Bono (50%)

Payment Types:

Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

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    Tara was my supervisor as I started my legal career. She was an amazing role model. She advocates confidently for her clients, and formulates creative ways to solve problems. She is organized, efficient, and professional. I am very thankful that I had the opportunity to work with her during such a formative time in my life.

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    Caroline Ware Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

3901 La Costa Cir. #204
Naples, FL, 34105

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200405/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Creating an award winning LITCLegal Services of North Florida2009
Stephen Goldstien (2nd runner up)Florida Bar Foundation2006
Education Law Book AwardFSU College of Law2003
Outstanding pro bono service awardFlorida State College of Law2003
Florida Bar Foundation Public Service FellowshipFlorida State College of Law2003
Managing editor volumes 12:1 & 12:2Journal of Transnational Law and Policy2002
Dean's ListFlorida State College of Law2002
Florida Bar Public Service FellowshipFlorida State College of Law2002

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyTara S. Rosenblum2013 - Present
Senior/managing attorneyLegal Services Of North Florida (Quincy, Fl)2007 - 2009
Director of Low Income Taxpayer ClinicLegal Services of North Florida2006 - 2009
Staff attorneyLegal Services Of North Florida2004 - 2007
Certified legal internLegal Sevices of North Florida2002 - 2004
English, journalism, and reading teacherCollier District Schools1996 - 2001

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaN/A2010 - Present
Florida BarN/A2004 - Present
United States Tax CourtN/A2004 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of FloridaN/A2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
IRS v. SMclient received $2500 refund instead of owing 60,000 and facing a tax lien

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
contributorA Legal Guide for Pregnant Teens In Florida2009
951 So. 2d 1026Taylor v. Taylor2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Florida State University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2003
The University of South FloridaEnglish (literature concentration)BA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Naples High Schoolacademicwith honors1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Florida Bar CLETax Issues in Family Law2008
Florida Bar CLEIntermediate tax Practice2007