Cara Crownover is an associate attorney at TLD Law, LLP. Her practice includes estate planning, special needs trusts, corporate and business law, real estate law, commercial leases, and general civil litigation. Cara Crownover is proud to be a Southern California native.
Before joining TLD Law in 2014, Ms. Crownover graduated cum laude from Columbia University in New York in 2010 majoring in English and Comparative Literature. She maintained a GPA that afforded her the distinction of being on the Dean’s List every semester at Columbia. While there, Ms. Crownover was invited to participate in an intensive independent study with world-renowned medievalist and Chaucer scholar, Paul H. Strohm.
Following Columbia, Ms. Crownover returned to her home state to attend Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Her focus was in Corporate Law and International Law, and she achieved Highest Honors for her Business Planning course. During law school, Ms. Crownover participated in the International Law Moot Court Competition, where she and her partner won second place in the final round.
Also while in law school, Ms. Crownover interned for her Second Year (2L) summer in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Los Angeles, and was invited back as an extern for an additional semester. While at the SEC, Ms. Crownover was exposed to a variety of cases involving securities fraud including insider trading, pyramid and Ponzi schemes, broker embezzlement, and hedge fund fraud. Ms. Crownover gained experience in highly complex matters by assisting with all components of pre-litigation work, including detailed document review, discovery review and deposition preparation.
She graduated from Loyola with Honors in the International Law Concentration.
Since joining TLD Law, Ms. Crownover has carried on the skills that she learned at the SEC and has worked in the corporate transactional and civil litigation departments, placing her in a unique position to support the firm’s clients across multiple platforms in various settings.
Ms. Crownover continues her legal involvement outside of the office as a board member of Women Lawyers of Long Beach where she served as Secretary from 2016–2017. She is serving as the President of the Women Lawyers of Long Beach for the 2017–2018 term.
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
- Member, Orange County Women Lawyers Association, 2012–present
- Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International, 2013–present
- Member, Women Lawyer’s Association of Los Angeles, 2013–present
- Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2013–present
- Member, Long Beach Bar Association, 2014–present
- Board Member, Women Lawyers of Long Beach, Secretary 2016–2017, President 2017–2018
- Columbia University, New York (Bachelor of Arts, 2010)
- Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (Juris Doctor, 2014)
- California, 2014
At TLD Law, our diversity of perspectives, experience, and knowledge enable us to collaborate with our clients throughout their lifetimes and to provide personalized, insightful, and effective legal solutions that have positive and lasting impacts. Driven by exceptional legal minds who have deep-rooted local and regional knowledge and are passionate about their work, we represent our clients with visionary approaches and personalized care. We are tenacious, inventive, and protective of our clients, our team, and their needs.
Established in 1961 by Harold T. Tredway, TLD Law has long been recognized for its legal achievements, for providing consistent, expert guidance and long-term counsel to meet our clients’ legal needs and that includes our tradition of giving back to our community. Today our dedication is visible in our team of top legal professionals, a diverse group of attorneys who are renowned for their comprehensive practice area knowledge and achievements.
Our unwavering commitment to providing unparalleled service and intelligent legal solutions in pursuit of the best results has fueled our growth and reputation. We currently serve our clients through our six primary practice areas: trust & estate, civil litigation, corporate, real estate, employment, and family law.
Our offices are located in Irvine, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, and Downey.
Our uniqueness is our diversity – not only in the makeup of our team of highly qualified and educated professionals, but also in our corporate culture and DNA. We are professionals who are personable and friendly. We can be spontaneous, yet we are careful and measured. We are well established and traditional yet we crave innovation – we are forward-thinking and utilize modern technologies to better serve our clients. And we enjoy life while also rolling up our sleeves to get the serious work done. We are a good balance between
all of these attributes.
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What Is a Special Needs Planner?
Cara Crownover is an associate attorney at TLD Law, LLP. Her practice includes estate planning, special needs trusts, corporate and business law, real estate law, commercial leases, and general civil litigation. Cara Crownover is proud to be a Southern California native. Before joining TLD Law in 2014, Ms. Crownover g...