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Tara C. Narayanan

Shareholder, Walnut Creek
Tel: 925.935.9400
Email: tara.narayanan@msrlegal.com

Tara C. Narayanan

Shareholder, Walnut Creek

Tel: 925.935.9400
Email:

EXPERIENCE
As a shareholder in Miller Starr Regalia’s Common Interest Development and Title Industry Practice Groups, Tara Castro Narayanan has almost 20 years of experience representing clients, including developers, builders, owners, title companies and insurers, in both state and federal jurisdictions. She helps clients form associations to operate and maintain residential, commercial and mixed-use common interest developments by preparing covenants, conditions and restrictions, land-sharing agreements, easements, bylaws and articles of incorporation.  She provides residential and mixed-use builder and developer clients with purchase documents and assists them to obtain Final Subdivision Public Reports from the California Bureau of Real Estate.  She also helps resolve clients’ title insurance, escrow handling, and other real property disputes, including actions to quiet title regarding easements, encroachments, illegal subdivisions.

Tara previously served for many years on the firm’s Executive Committee.  She is also past-chair of Miller Starr Regalia’s Diversity Committee, on which she still serves, and has served on the firm’s Mentoring Committee.

EDUCATION
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (1997)

B.A., University of California, Berkeley (1993)

  • Phi Beta Kappa and with honors

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Building Industry Association (BIA), Bay Area
    • Chair, Bureau of Real Estate Committee
    • Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council
  • California Building Industry Association (CBIA)
    • Legal Affairs Committee
    • Bureau of Real Estate Committee
  • California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), East Bay Chapter – Former Chair, Programs Committee
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA)
  • Habitat for Humanity – Pro-bono counsel
  • Leadership Contra Costa Alumni Association (LCCAA) – Board Member
  • State Bar of California

PUBLICATIONS

SPEECHES & PRESENTATIONS

  • Tara has served as a speaker/panelist on condominium plans as well as escrow liability and developments in escrow law at the California Escrow Association’s Northern California Conference, the California Escrow Association Annual Conference, and has presented to individual escrow organizations throughout the state.
  • Tara has also addressed diversity in the legal profession in forums that include the California State Bar Annual Meeting.

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • All State Superior Courts
  • Court of Appeal of the State of California
  • District Court of California, Northern District
  • District Court of California, Central District
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California