Tara Malek

Attorney at Law

Tara is an Idaho licensed attorney. She practices in both State and Federal Court in the area of business and commercial litigation.

Tara was born in England but grew up in Washington State and Arizona. In 2007, she received her bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Arizona in Tucson. 

Tara moved to Idaho in 2008 and attended the University of Idaho, College of Law where she obtained her J.D. in 2011 and met her husband, Luke. Tara moved to Coeur d'Alene after graduation and began her legal career in civil law practice shortly thereafter. 

Tara has experience in both civil and criminal law. She has worked as a Kootenai County Deputy Prosecutor, a Special Assistant United States Attorney, and an Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney's Office in Boise, Idaho. 

In her free time, Tara enjoys volunteering in the community, backpacking, hiking, and fly-fishing with her husband, Luke. 

Languages

  • French

Practice Areas

  • Litigation

Professional Associations

  • Idaho State Bar Association

Volunteer

  • Board Member, Safe Passage Violence Prevention Center

Contact Tara

p. 208-473-7009
f. 208-473-7661
e. tara@smithmalek.com