Tamara Benefield Faulk
Tamara Benefield Faulk is a Certified Family Law Specialist in private practice in her own firm Law Offices of Tamara Benefield. She is a Public Interest Law Graduate of Loyola Law School (2002) and holds a B.A. in Philosophy from CSU at Northridge. She is a recent recipient of the National Bar Association’s Top 40 under 40 Lawyers (2017) and a member of various professional bar associations. She has taught Civil Procedure for West LA College of Law and is a member of the Order of Distinguished Attorneys, Beverly Hills Bar Association. She has previously taught continuing legal education on Successful Mediation and Negotiation for Black Women Lawyers (“BWL”) Annual Retreat and recently co-chaired a Scholarship Luncheon that fundraised over $100,000.00 for deserving students to assist in defraying the costs of studying for the bar examination and graduating from law school. She is a former Treasurer and Judicial Nominations Committee co-chair for the California Association of Black Lawyers and Judges (“CABL”) and has served on both the BWL and Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law boards as the representative for the Vera Brown Curtis Project which established free legal family law services in underserved communities. She is a committed family law trial advocate and devotes her time to complex custody disputes, domestic violence restraining orders, interstate and international custody disputes in addition to divorce, support and complex business and asset division cases.