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Myra A. Tanting

Myra A. Tanting

Paralegal

San Jose Office 408.286.5800 Vcard Email

Areas of Focus:

Myra  A.Tanting assists the attorneys within the Employment and Labor Law Dept. practice on all facets of Labor and Employment Law. This includes defense in litigation involving PAGA and wage-and-hour (both individual and collective actions), discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistle-blowing, and disability and other leave-related issues.

Personal

  • Lives in San Jose with her mom and her fur babies, Bruce, Meow, Jim, and Chip.

Education

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D.
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Paralegal Studies, Paralegal Certificate
  • UC Santa Cruz, BA Legal Studies and minor in English Literature
  • London School of Economics, English Criminal Law Studies
  • Took’s Court Barrister’s Chambers - internship

Achievements

  • Prepared writs of habeas corpus for the United States Supreme Court
  • Obtained an evidentiary hearing in State Court Appeal level
  • Created the Paralegal Network; and assisted in the creation of non-profit organizations in East Palo Alto and revitalizing the economic structure by obtaining funding through the East Palo Alto Community Law Project.