Tarina Mand is an associate in the San Diego office of Klinedinst PC. Ms. Mand works with the firm’s complex tort and professional liability clients, focusing primarily on legal malpractice defense.
Ms. Mand has second-chaired trials, cross-examined several witnesses, and successfully written and argued various substantive law and motion matters. Prior to joining Klinedinst, her practice entailed criminal and plaintiff mass tort litigation.
Ms. Mand has an affinity for public service and helping others in the community. She is the co-chair of the Women’s Advocacy Committee for Lawyers Club, an organization committed to advancing the status of women in the law and society. She is the President of the South Asian Bar Association, an organization committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. In her free time, she provides pro bono legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations.
Ms. Mand earned her Juris Doctor Degree from the California Western School of Law where she received the Distinguished Student Award in 2016. She was an active member of the Moot Court Honors Board. She won first place at the intra-school Gafford trial competition and first place at the regional inter-school trial team competition for the American Association of Justice.
Ms. Mand earned her Bachelor of Arts in Literature from the University of California San Diego.
- J.D., California Western School of Law (2016)
- Honors: Distinguished Student Award
- Honors: Pro Bono Honors Society
- Honors: South Asian Bar Association Scholarship Recipient
- Honors: Academic Excellence in California Sentencing
- B.A., University of California San Diego (2012)