TARA JORFALD focuses her practice on representing juveniles in appeals, judicial reviews, and postconviction proceedings.
Tara has represented juveniles and adults in the Colorado Supreme Court, the Colorado Court of Appeals, and district courts and county courts in the state of Colorado. She also provides advice and guidance to trial attorneys representing juveniles, and she recently argued a juvenile sentencing issue before the Colorado Supreme Court.
Tara graduated in law from the University of Denver where she participated in litigation and mediation clinics, representing indigent clients in employment, eviction and domestic violence cases. She worked and tried cases for the Denver District Attorney's Office under the Student Practice Act and was a judicial fellow at the Denver District Court.
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
Before practicing law, Tara worked for the Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers where she provided legal aid and assisted with asylum appeals. 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.
Tara is fluent in Spanish and Norwegian.
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