Tara M. Hughes, RP, ACP

Paralegal

Ms. Hughes has been in the legal field for over 20 years. As a certified paralegal she works with the attorneys in the firm’s family law and domestics relations practice.

Biography

Ms. Hughes has been in the legal field for over 20 years. As a certified paralegal she works with the attorneys in the firm’s family law and domestics relations practice.

Ms. Hughes completed numerous programs and received certifications in areas related to her work as a paralegal, including passing the NALA CLA exam (May 2006); passing the NALS PP exam (March 2009); receiving the NALA Advanced Certification in Family Law-Child Custody, Support, and Visitation (January 2013); receiving the NALS Specialty Certificate in Family Law/Estate Planning (March 2014); and passing the NFPA RP exam (November 2016).

Media and Presentation

Presentations

  • “What to Do When Your Client Calls You Crying,” (June 2013)

Memberships

American Bar Association

  • Paralegal Member (2019 – present)

Maricopa County Bar Association

  • Member, Paralegal Division (2014 – present)

Community Involvement

St. Mary’s Food Bank

  • Volunteer (2017 – present)

American Bar Association

  • Site Team Member (for paralegal programs) (2017 – present)

Friends of the Library

  • Volunteer, Century Library (2012 – 2015)

NALS Foundation

  • Chair, Board of Directors (2014 – 2015)
  • Trustee (2011 – 2013)

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, New Member of the Year , NALS of Phoenix (2006)
  • Recipient, Award of Excellence, NALS of Phoenix (2006)
  • Recipient, Award of Excellence, NALS of Arizona (2010)
  • Award of Excellence, NALS (2014)