PRESENTER BIO

Tara M. Flanagan

Judge Tara M. Flanagan joined the Alameda County Superior Court in January of 2013. After two years in Family Law and four years in the Criminal Division, she now sits in Juvenile Dependency Court. Her extra-judicial duties include serving on the boards of the Alameda County Bar Association’s Wellness committee and the International Association of LGBTQ Judges. Previously, Judge Flanagan was a Los Angeles County prosecutor and a legal aid attorney and was a sought-out speaker about LGBT domestic violence. She has also worked on the boards of many D.V., LGBTQ, and women lawyers organizations. A retired international athlete, Judge Flanagan now enjoys long distance cycling.