Judge Tamara G. Garcia: Professional Background and Legal Expertise

Appointed By: Gov. Timothy J. Pawlenty

Biography

Hon. Tamara G. Garcia is a judge for the 4th Judicial District Court of Minnesota in Hennepin County. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Tim Pawlenty in 2008.


Garcia has held assignments in the Criminal Division and the Juvenile Court.


Prior to her appointment, she had managed her own private practice, Tamara G. Garcia, P.A., since 2000. In addition to her practice, Garcia was a hearing examiner for AMERIND Risk Management Corporation (2007 to 2008) and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (1995 to 2008).


Before opening her law firm, she was a partner at Pustorino, Pederson, Tilton & Parrington, PLLC, where she began as an associate in 1989 (1989 to 2000). Garcia was also a former staff attorney at the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals (1987 to 1989).


She received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1983. Garcia went on to complete a J.D. at the University of Minnesota Law School in 1986.


Her memberships have included the Minnesota District Judges Association, the American Judges Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota Bar Association Board of Governors, the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association, the Minnesota Women Lawyers, the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, the Minnesota Minority Corporate Counsel Program, and the Minnesota Self-Insurers Association.


Garcia was also involved with the Everybody Wins Reading Program, the State of Minnesota Gambling Control Board, the University of Minnesota “M” Club, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, and the Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority.


She was born in Tampa, Florida, and attended Burnsville High School. At the time of her appointment, Garcia resided in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, with her husband, Steven.

Recent Cases by Hon. Tamara G. Garcia

On July 14, 2015 a conciliation case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

8 Files
Filed

Jul 14, 2015

Status

Judgment (Other)

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Conciliation

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Sep 10, 2022

On December 10, 2014 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Tamara G. Garcia presiding.

Filed

Dec 10, 2014

Judge

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Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 09, 2022

On May 20, 2014 a conciliation case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

6 Files
Filed

May 20, 2014

Status

Dismissal

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Conciliation

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 17, 2022

On November 13, 2013 a transcript judgment case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

7 Files
Filed

Nov 13, 2013

Status

Judgment (Other)

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Transcript Judgment

Practice Area

Creditor

Matter Type

Judgment Enforcement

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 12, 2022

On March 13, 2013 a transcript judgment case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

5 Files
Filed

Mar 13, 2013

Status

Judgment (Other)

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Transcript Judgment

Practice Area

Creditor

Matter Type

Judgment Enforcement

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 15, 2022

On October 29, 2012 a restitution judgment case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

8 Files
Filed

Oct 29, 2012

Status

Judgment (Other)

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Restitution Judgment

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Sep 10, 2022

On June 6, 2012 a transcript judgment case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

4 Files
Filed

Jun 06, 2012

Status

Judgment (Other)

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Transcript Judgment

Practice Area

Creditor

Matter Type

Judgment Enforcement

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 15, 2022

On February 11, 2009 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Feb 11, 2009

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 18, 2022

On February 11, 2009 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Feb 11, 2009

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Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

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Sep 19, 2022

On October 21, 2008 a commitment - mentally ill case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Oct 21, 2008

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Commitment - Mentally Ill

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 17, 2022

On October 15, 2008 an implied consent case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Oct 15, 2008

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Implied Consent

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 15, 2022

On September 23, 2008 an implied consent case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Sep 23, 2008

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Implied Consent

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 20, 2022

On September 16, 2008 an implied consent case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Sep 16, 2008

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Implied Consent

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 19, 2022

On September 9, 2008 an implied consent case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Sep 09, 2008

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Implied Consent

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 20, 2022

On September 3, 2008 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Sep 03, 2008

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 12, 2022

On September 2, 2008 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Sep 02, 2008

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 15, 2022

On September 2, 2008 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Sep 02, 2008

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 11, 2022

On June 3, 2008 a commitment - mentally ill case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Jun 03, 2008

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Commitment - Mentally Ill

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 11, 2022

On April 29, 2008 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Apr 29, 2008

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 09, 2022

On April 29, 2008 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Apr 29, 2008

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 13, 2022

On April 29, 2008 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Apr 29, 2008

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 15, 2022

On April 28, 2008 a civil other/misc. case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Apr 28, 2008

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

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Hennepin County, MN

Category

Civil Other/Misc.

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 19, 2022

On February 7, 2008 an implied consent case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Feb 07, 2008

Status

Dismissal

Judge

Hon. Garcia, Tamara G. Trellis Spinner 👉 Discover key insights by exploring more analytics for Garcia, Tamara G.

Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Implied Consent

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 13, 2022

On October 3, 2007 an implied consent case was filed in the jurisdiction of Hennepin County. Judge Garcia, Tamara G. presiding.

Filed

Oct 03, 2007

Judge

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Court

Hennepin County

County

Hennepin County, MN

Category

Implied Consent

Case Last Refreshed

Sep 12, 2022

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