Tamara M. Rider


Ms. Rider is a former Associate and currently “Of Counsel” with the firm. Her practice areas include general civil and commercial litigation, labor and employment law, post-judgment collections, intellectual property, and law practice management and technology consulting.

Before associating with Michel & Associates, P.C., Ms. Rider clerked at the Anti-Defamation League, where she performed extensive legal research, writing, and motion practice on topics ranging from free speech and hate crime to discrimination.

Ms. Rider received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2005. As a member of UCLA’s Women’s Swimming and Diving Team, she was awarded the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll from 2001 to 2005. Ms. Rider earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2009 from Chapman University School of Law, with an Entertainment Law Certificate.

Publications and Productions
Joshua R. Dale & Tamara M. Rider, What Didn’t Happen in 2010 for California Wage-and-Hour Laws, L.A. Daily J., Dec. 22, 2010.

Teaching and Presentations
Women in the Outdoors, Apple Valley Gun Club; (June 26, 2010)
Women on Target, Ojai Valley Gun Club, (June 30, 2012).