Tamara Lopez, Esq. is a full-time neutral with JAMS. She has handled matters involving probate litigation and appeals, conservatorships, trusts, decedent estates, financial elder abuse, personnel, ADA compliance, juvenile dependency and appeals, public health, Public Records Act, school districts, general government, real property, and contract law.
Ms. Lopez brings to her practice a wealth of substantive knowledge. She served in the Office of the County Counsel, Town of Los Gatos, Santa Clara County Water District for over 20 years, handling a broad range of land use and water disputes, including water rights, water use, eminent domain, and relocation. Ms. Lopez most recently provided legal and litigation services for the Department of Health and Human Services Agency, including Adult Protective Services (Financial Abuse Specialist Team "FAST") and the Public Administrator Guardian for probate conservatorship matters. Her other assignments included legal counsel to the Personnel Department, Risk Management, the Public Health Department, the Office of the Sheriff, the Department of Family and Children Services, the Medical Examiner's Office, and school districts.