Tamara concentrates her practice on litigation involving commercial and residential construction, fraudulent real estate transactions, land use, environmental issues, telecommunications and appellate advocacy. Prior to joining the Real Estate litigation department, Tamara practiced telecommunications law with Larkin Hoffman. Tamara serves on Larkin Hoffman's Board of Directors and as the firm's assistant general counsel.
South Dakota, 2012
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
Professional Associations & Memberships
Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd.
Assistant General Counsel
Member, Board of Directors
March of Dimes -- Minnesota Chapter
Board of Directors/Legal Counsel
Minneapolis Club of Zonta International
Committee for Equality and Justice
Gender Fairness Subcommittee-Co-chair
Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women
Minnesota State Bar Association
Minnesota Women Lawyers
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
Minnesota Shopping Center Association
Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, MN, 1997 J.D., cum laude
Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, 1994 B.A., summa cum laude
Major: Political Science Minors: Psychology and Sociology
Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Real Property Specialist
Law Clerk, The Honorable John J. Sommerville, 1997-1998
Rising Star,® Super Lawyers magazine, 2005-2012
Larry A. Bakken Scholarship Award, 1997
Hamline Journal of Public Law & Policy, 1995-1997
Real Estate, Land Use and Resources
Real Estate, Land Use and Resources Experience
Conditional Use Permit Denial Overturned
Tamara O'Neill Moreland successfully overturned a city's denial of a conditional use permit for the expansion of an assisted living facility. The court ordered the city to issue the conditional use permit and did not remand the issue to the city conditions.
Contract for Deed Cancellation Notice Leads to Successful Commercial Transaction
A client wanted to fight a Notice of Cancellation of a Contract for Deed for commercial property contacted Tamara O'Neill Moreland.
Injunction Prevents Builder from Cancelling Purchase Agreement
When a builder needed to obtain an injunction to prevent a developer from cancelling the builder’s multi-million dollar purchase agreement, the builder contacted Larkin Hoffman.
Yes Virginia, There Is A Variance
This May, the Governor signed a bill amending Minn. Stat. § 462.357 to restore municipal authority to grant variances.
Challenging Land-Use Decisions: Avoiding the Jurisdictional Minefield
Tamara O'Neill Moreland and Michael Mergens co-authored an article that was published in the March issue of Hennepin Lawyer entitled "Challenging Land-Use Decisions: Avoiding the Jurisdictional Minefield."
Midwest Real Estate News Names Larkin Hoffman 'Best of the Best'
Larkin Hoffman is proud to announce the firm's inclusion in Midwest Real Estate News' 2012 'Best of the Best.' Larkin Hoffman was included with 28 other firms that have a significant influence and reputation within the real estate industry.
Five Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Named 2012 Rising Stars
Larkin Hoffman is proud to announce that attorneys Ryan Boe, Kathleen Harrell-Latham, Mike Mergens, Julie Nagorski and Tamara O'Neill Moreland have been named to the 2012 Rising Stars® list by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Boe, Mergens and O'Neill Moreland Named 2011 Rising Stars
Larkin Hoffman is proud to announce that attorneys Ryan Boe, Mike Mergens and Tamara O'Neill Moreland have been named to the 2011 Rising Stars® list by Super Lawyers magazine.
O'Neill Moreland Elected to March of Dimes -- Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors
Tamara O’Neill Moreland has been elected to the board of directors for March of Dimes – Minnesota Chapter and will serve as Chapter legal counsel.
2010 Minnesota Law & Politics Rising Stars
Eight Larkin Hoffman attorneys selected for the 2010 Minnesota Law & Politics Rising Stars® list.
Eight Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Selected as 2009 Rising Stars
Eight Larkin Hoffman attorneys named to the Minnesota Law & Politics Rising Stars® list.
Four Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Achieve Real Property Specialist Certification
Ryan Boe, Tamara O'Neill Moreland and Jim Susag have joined colleagues Gary Van Cleve, Tim Stoltman, Tom Alexander and Gary Renneke as MSBA Board Certified Real Property Specialists.
Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Named as 2008 Minnesota Law & Politics Rising Stars
Nine Larkin Hoffman attorneys have been named to the 2008 Rising Stars list published by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine.
O'Neill Moreland Discusses County Construction Lawsuit
Tamara O'Neill Moreland, real estate attorney, was interviewed by Star News regarding her representation of two separate homeowners whose houses were damaged as a result of a lengthy road widening construction project.
Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Named 2007 Rising Stars
Larkin Hoffman congratulates six 2007 Rising Stars.
Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Named 2006 Rising Stars
Nine Larkin Hoffman attorneys named 2006 "Rising Stars" by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine.
Van Cleve Helps Minnesota Bee Keepers Settle Claims with DNR
Gary Van Cleve helped Minnesota bee keepers reach a settlement with the DNR for losses incurred from negligent pesticide spraying.
Larkin Hoffman wins case in favor of Minnesota Bee Keepers
Gary Van Cleve, real estate litigator at Larkin Hoffman, represented three Minnesota beekeepers who sued the DNR and International Paper for spraying pesticides that contaminated the beekeepers’ foraging bees.
Larkin Hoffman Sponsors An Emerald Evening
Larkin Hoffman sponsored the Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women's fundraiser, "An Emerald Evening."
The Women of Larkin Hoffman Host Annual Networking Event
The women of Larkin Hoffman will host a professional networking event at The Museum of Russian Art. The annual event strives to connect women with women to foster professional relationships.
Guests will be able to network, enjoy the latest exhibits and learn about the artwork from museum docents. To register for the event, click here.
Larkin Hoffman Women's Networking Event at the Minneapolis Central Library
The Larkin Hoffman women attorneys hosted a professional networking event at the the Minneapolis Central Library. The annual event strives to connect women with women to foster professional relationships.
Larkin Hoffman Women's Networking Event
The Larkin Hoffman women attorneys hosted a professional networking event at the Target Field Metropolitan Club.
A Contractor's Guide to Mechanic's Liens in Minnesota
Tamara O'Neill Moreland and Jessica Rivas discuss what contractors should know about mechanic's liens in Minnesota.
O'Neill Moreland Presents on When and How to Appeal Land Use Decisions
Tamara O'Neill Moreland presented "Challenging Land Use Decisions -- When and How to Appeal" at a Continuing Legal Education seminar for the Hennepin County Bar Association.
Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Volunteer at Crisis Nursery
The Larkin Hoffman women attorneys committee sponsored the first of several breakfasts to support Crisis Nursery.
Real Estate Litigation Seminar Series
Larkin Hoffman presents a seminar series for property owners, business owners and real estate professionals on issues in real estate litigation.