• Address: 155 Fleet Street, Portsmouth NH, 03801
  • Phone: (603) 570-4825

Attorney Tara C. Schoff – Profile & Experience

Attorney Tara C. Schoff – Profile & Experience

About Tara

Attorney Tara C. Schoff, Esq.

Tara’s more than twenty years of litigation experience in state and federal courts give her the knowledge and confidence to handle the most complex and contentious cases. This experience dovetails perfectly with her primary practice areas of family law and divorce which tend to be both complex and contentious.

Legal Experience

Schoff & Reardon, Portsmouth NH
Tara helped form Schoff & Reardon over a decade ago.  She brings her 25+ years of experience in litigation and dispute resolution to help her client’s achieve the best possible outcomes.  Her practice is focused on divorce, family law, and probate matters.

Tober Law Offices, Portsmouth NH
Tara was a litigation attorney handling both civil and family law matters.  Her practice was focused primarily on family law but also included business contract disputes, personal injury litigation, attorney discipline cases and basic estate planning and probate matters.

Baker & Hostetler, Washington D.C.
As a litigation associate Tara practiced in both the Virginia federal and state courts.

Law Clerk to the to the Honorable Barry R. Poretz
Tara assisted U.S. Magistrate Judge Poretz in all civil and criminal matters including motions hearings, jury trials, social security appeals, and mediation conferences.

Law School & Education

George Mason University School of Law
Tara is a graduate of George Mason University School of Law.  She was a quarterfinalist in the Moot Court Competition. She completed a post-degree judicial clerkship for U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry R. Poretz in the Alexandria Division of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Yale University
Tara attended Yale University and graduated with a degree in political science.  Additionally, she worked part-time for the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. She also spent a semester in Madrid, Spain during her junior year.

Past & Present

Memberships, Associations, and Awards

Attorney Schoff has been an active member of multiple organizations throughout her career. Her dedication extends to volunteering countless hours for pro bono representation and various charitable organizations.

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • New Hampshire Bar- Family Law Section
  • Rockingham County Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Pro Bono Program
  • Yale University New Hampshire Alumni
  • New Franklin School Parent Teacher Organization