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Nalencz speaks at program for Temple University Beasley School of Law State Court Honors Interns

Tara Gill Nalencz spoke to the Temple University Beasley School of Law State Court Honors Interns on February 12, 2016, in a program called “Anatomy of a Civil Case.” The session focused on trial preparation and presentation with an emphasis on the use of technology.  Ms. Nalencz co-presented the session with Andrew Duffy of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky, P.C.  Tara was invited by President Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper and Judge Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.) to participate in the presentation. Tara was assisted by Barry Pace, the firm's Litigation Support Manager.  Barry demonstrated Rawle & Henderson's technological approach to cases and presentations.

Tara is a partner in the firm's Philadelphia office. She focuses her practice on the defense of catastrophic loss matters.  Her caseload regularly includes cases involving paraplegia, quadriplegia, traumatic brain injury, severe burns, death and multi-million dollar property damage. This complex trial practice includes high exposure cases involving a wide variety of industries and clients, including: construction, natural gas and oil, industrial machinery and equipment, electric arc furnaces and steelmaking, propane storage, pharmaceutical and medical devices, and property management. She is fluent in Spanish and her practice also includes international matters, such as defending hotel owners and operators in actions where the underlying accident took place outside the United States.  Ms. Nalencz has developed strategies for the use of social media in litigation and has presented several times on related topics.  She has also become skilled in e-Discovery in both the role of first level collection and review, as well project management.  Tara obtained her law degree from the Temple University School of Law in 2004.  She earned her Master of Arts degree in Spanish Literature in 2001 from Pennsylvania State University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1999 from Dickinson College. Before joining the firm, she served a two-year clerkship for the Honorable Annette M. Rizzo, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.  She was also previously appointed to a one-year judicial clerkship for the Honorable Samuel D. Natal in Superior Court of New Jersey in Camden, New Jersey.