Tara represents clients on appeal and in postconviction proceedings.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Tara received her BA in International Relations and Spanish from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and MPhil in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the University of Oslo, Faculty of Law. She then worked for the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights where, among other things, she managed a development program to strengthen human rights and democracy across South Africa.
Returning to Colorado, she graduated from the University of Denver in 2013. While in law school, she participated in the civil litigation and mediation clinics, representing indigent clients in employment, eviction and domestic violence cases. As a law clerk at two highly respected Colorado law firms, Tara worked on civil rights and civil defense litigation. Additionally, Tara worked and tried cases for the Denver District Attorney's Office under the Student Practice Act.
Tara speaks advanced Spanish and Norwegian.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, Norwegian
Licensed since 2013
Hourly ($100-101/hour), Free Consultation (60 minutes)
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I worked with Tara Jorfald at the Denver District Attorney's office and found her to be agreeable, pleasant to work with, and above all committed to justice and to reaching the right result in every case. She is hardworking, fair, and honest, and a valuable addition to Colorado's legal community.
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Jonathan L. Olom Trial Advocacy Scholar||Jonathan L. Olom Endowment||2011|
|Attorney||The Noble Law Firm, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Student Attorney||Denver District Attorney's Office||2013 - 2013|
|Judicial Fellow||Denver District Court||2013 - 2013|
|Law Clerk||Nathan, Bremer, Dumm and Myers, PC||2012 - 2013|
|FOIA Assistant||Bureau of Land Management||2011 - 2012|
|Mediator and Student Attorney||University Of Denver Student Law Office||2011 - 2012|
|Program Coordinator||Norwegian Centre for Human Rights||2007 - 2010|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Colorado Bar Association, Immigration Law Committee||Member||2014 - Present|
|Colorado Criminal Defense Bar||Member||2013 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Denver Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Member||2013 - Present|
|People v. E.A., Adams County District Court||Petition for Postconviction Relief Granted|
|DHS v. G.F., Executive Office for Immigration Review U.S. Immigration Court||Cancellation of Removal Granted|
|People v. B.P., Boulder County District Court||Conviction reversed and case remanded for a new trial.|
|Norwegian Centre for Human Rights||Final Report on Norwegian Human Rights Assistance in South Africa: Achievements in court victories on land and housing rights, development of new laws on women's rights, provision of legal services for persons living with HIV/AIDS and increased social activism and democratic participation (Co-Author)||2010|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|University of Oslo Faculty of Law||Theory and Practice of Human Rights||MPHIL||2008|
|Concordia College-Moorhead||International Relations and Spanish||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|MDGs and Human Rights Symposium, Harvard Law School||Comment on Disability Rights, the MDGs and Inclusive Development||2010|
|Human Rights and Development Seminar||Challenges and opportunities for adequate housing in South Africa||2008|