Tara Kristen Haaland-Ford

Tara Kristen Haaland-Ford

Criminal Defense Attorney
Santa Barbara, CA




No Misconduct


Spanish , English

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About Me

Tara Haaland-Ford has been practicing Criminal Defense since November of 2000. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of California Santa Barbara. She attended the University of San Francisco School of Law where she graduated cum laude and was voted the Student of the Year by her graduating class. While in law school she earned the Alexis J. Perillat Award for Excellence in...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card


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Client Reviews

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awesome job

Posted by: Mike almost 5 years ago.

Mrs. Haaland-Ford has represented me in two cases one criminal and the other a family trust restitution issue and in both cases did an outstanding...

Excellent Service

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client almost 5 years ago.

I found myself in need of a good Lawyer and was referred to Tara Haaland-Ford. Not only did she treat me with dignity and respect during a difficult...
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Jon Martin Pettis
Jon Pettis

San Diego, CA

About 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Jody Marie Kaufman
Jody Kaufman

Santa Barbara, CA

About 5 years ago

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2000 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2007 – present

Criminal Defense Associates


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2000 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of San Francisco Law School


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2010 The Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services

The State Bar of California


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2010- present Board Member

City at Peace

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Speaking Engagements

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2011 Domestic Violence

at What is Love

2010 Teen Rights

at Youth Speak Out

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