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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, Business, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Child Custody, Child Support

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

23 total 

  • Stephane Quinn

    Whatever your legal issue, Taras will provide solid representation and counsel.


    Stephane Quinn Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel Walter Chudleigh

    Taras is a very capable and proficient attorney. I endorse Taras as an attorney.


    Daniel Chudleigh Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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