Tara E. Brouse joined Shenderovich, Shenderovich and Fishman, P.C. in 2018. Ms. Brouse devotes her practice to representing individuals who have been injured in motor vehicle collisions, trips and falls on dangerous surfaces, dog bites, as well as families on the behalf of persons who have died due to the carelessness of another person or corporation. She has extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of litigation including settlement before suit, arbitration, mediation, and both jury and non-jury trials. Tara strives to provide each of her clients with personal attention while acting as a zealous advocate on their behalf.
Prior to joining this firm, Ms. Brouse worked at several well-respected Pittsburgh law firms where she represented both plaintiffs and defendants in various areas of civil litigation including personal injury, employment discrimination, toxic torts, transportation, and commercial litigation matters. As a former defense attorney, Ms. Brouse utilizes the knowledge and experience she gained from working on behalf of insurance providers to help her clients navigate the complicated process involved with filing an insurance claim or a lawsuit.
In 2006 Ms. Brouse graduated from the University of Pittsburgh where she received a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Psychology and Business. She received her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law in 2009. During her time at Duquesne, Ms. Brouse was selected to compete for the University’s nationally ranked trial advocacy team. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Shalom Moot Court Award and was inducted into the Louis Manderino Honor Society for her outstanding trial advocacy skills.
A native of Pittsburgh’s South Hills, Ms. Brouse currently resides in the Cranberry area with her husband Matthew. In her spare time, Ms. Brouse is an avid Pitt fan and enjoys spending time traveling and cooking. She also serves as a mock trial coach for the Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy.