Tara C. Lundstrom

Deputy County Counsel

Tara Lundstrom joined the Office of County Counsel in 2017 and is a member of the Technology, Data, Security, and Privacy Team and the Public Safety and Justice Team. She provides legal advice regarding criminal justice data sharing, data privacy and security, and technology transactions.  She also counsels the Office of Pretrial Services.  Before joining the office, Tara represented the Judicial Council of California on issues related to criminal justice, technology, and immigration.

Tara’s professional expertise includes:

  • Criminal justice law and policy
  • Technology law and policy
  • Data privacy and security
  • Court administration
  • Federal appeals
  • Immigration law and policy


  • Berkeley Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2006
    • Senior Articles Editor, Berkeley Journal of International Law
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., summa cum laude, 2002

Prior Experience

  • Attorney at the Judicial Council of California (2014-2017)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcón, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2012-2014)
  • Research Attorney at United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2009-2011)
  • Associate Attorney at Van der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP, (2008-2009)
  • Attorney Advisor at U.S. Department of Justice Honor Program (2006-2008)

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