Tara is a medical-legal visual illustrator, interactive project specialist, and consultant at MediVisuals which is the nation’s largest and most experienced medical-legal illustration company and has offices in Richmond, Dallas, and New Orleans. She graduated with honors from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s accredited Medical Illustration Graduate Program in 2011.
Tara reviews medically related cases, develops visual strategies for digital interactive presentations to support case arguments, and works with a team of 13 other medical illustrators to develop the final demonstrative aids. She worked alongside Dr Eduardo Rodriquez and his team at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center as they researched and executed a successful full-face transplant in March of 2012. Tara created numerous illustrations and an animation that helped residents and a lay audience understand the complicated 32-hour procedures. She has also illustrated numerous fitness and medical journal articles.
Tara’s technical and visual training and abilities, in combination with her experience working with many of the nation’s foremost attorneys and experts, allow her to consult on cases and provide visual solutions to help communicate issues that span beyond medical topics into all types of litigation.
Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,700 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.