Tara N. Gaston

After graduating law school, Tara spent five years as an itinerant military spouse attorney focused on pro bono representation. In 2017, she settled in New York and now focuses her practice on medical malpractice defense and construction law. Tara continues to aid service members with the medical discharge process, including collaborating to develop legal products designed to help military families undergoing discharge in their own advocacy. Outside of the office, Tara can be found advocating for the residents of her hometown of Saratoga Springs; training her two rescue pups, Nike and Themis; or engaging in serious board games or park play with her four children.

Practice Areas

  • medical malpractice
  • professional malpractice
  • negligence defense
  • medical licensure defense (OPMC/OPD)
  • construction law

Bar Admissions

2011, New York State; 2015, Washington State; 2015, United States Supreme Court; US District Court: Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York;

Law School

California Western School of Law, 2010


Auburn University Montgomery, B.A., English

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Capital District Women’s Bar Association
  • Saratoga County Bar Association
  • Military Spouse JD Network
  • Birth Rights Bar Association