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Taras Bohdan Kurta

Taras Bohdan Kurta

also known as Tom Kurta

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Immigration, Personal Injury… more 

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Ukrainian, Russian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    3 years
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 13%
    4 years
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 12%
    4 years
  4. Business: 10%
    4 years
  5. Other: 43%
  6. More 



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

20 total 

  • Gurjit Singh Srai

    I endorse this lawyer. Taras is a knowledgeable attorney who is committed to his clients.


    Gurjit Srai DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Scott Martin

    Mr. Kurta is an excellent attorney I would feel comfortable recommending to family, friends, and clients.


    Michael Martin Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info


3015 Hopyard Road, Suite O
Pleasanton, CA, 94588



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AvvoClient Choice Award2014
LexisNexis Advanced Total Practice Solutions CertificationLexisNexis2009
Westlaw Advanced Research CertificationWestlaw2009
President's Law ScholarshipChapman University School of Law2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/AttorneyTHE KURTA LAW FIRM2011 - Present
ExternLatham & Watkins, LLP2010 - 2010
Certified Law StudentFamily Justice Center2009 - 2009
Legal InternGlaser & Jenkins, LLP2006 - 2006
ClerkLuce Forward Hamilton & Scripps2005 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alameda County Law LibraryAttorney Volunteer - Pro Bono2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2014 - Present
GRUMember2014 - 2014
Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Young ProfessionalsMember2014 - Present
Silicon Valley Young ProfessionalsMember2014 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysAttorney Member2011 - 2013
Chapman Law School Domestic Violence ClinicMember2009 - 2010
Public Interest Law FoundationMember2008 - 2010

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Californiadischarged
Superior Court of Alameda CountyN/A
Petition for U.S. Citizenshipcitizenship GRANTED

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Publication NameTitleDate
Legal Newsletter of the Kurta Law FirmYour Divorce: How to resolve it amicably2014
Legal Newsletter of the Kurta Law FirmThe Nuts and Bolts of Consumer Bankruptcies2014

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Wayne State UniversityFinanceUndergraduate2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
LeTip - Meeting of local business professionalsCommon Hurdles In A Dissolution2013
Driving Under the Influence Investigation and Standardized Sobriety TestingDUI Investigation Training for Tracy Police Department officers2011
Chapman University SOL Moot Court CompetitionAssistant judge2010